Depot Days rolls to another successful year

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  • Photo by CHANSE WATSON Cedar Street looking west during Wallace’s Depot Days car show.

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    Cedar Street car line-up looking east.

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    In addition to Cedar Street, 6th also has its own cars to show off.

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    The Depot Days awards on display at the main stage.

  • Photo by CHANSE WATSON Cedar Street looking west during Wallace’s Depot Days car show.

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    Cedar Street car line-up looking east.

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    In addition to Cedar Street, 6th also has its own cars to show off.

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    The Depot Days awards on display at the main stage.

Despite intermittent rain, hail, wind and 51 degree temperatures on Saturday, the 2017 Depot Days and classic car show was a huge success.

Attracting approximately 1,000 visitors, attendees got the chance to walk historic downtown Wallace and see 222 truly remarkable cars.

From foreign classics to modern muscle, this event had something for every type of gear head and car enthusiast.

Museum director Shauna Hillman was pleased with this year’s turnout and would like to thank the community for their support at this annual fund raiser ?for the Northern Pacific Railroad Depot Museum.

Attendees were even treated to some high quality live music as they walked and admired the collections of rare vehicles.

This years event saw 79 trophies awarded for 18 different categories.

The following are the first place winners from each category (the best in show and people’s choice had the same recipient):

Rod Thomas — Modified/Custom Pick-ups

Nancy Arthur — Muscle Car

Doug Yrjana — Corvette

Jim Hebert — Rat Rod

Jerry Schaum — Imports

Vic and Sharon Mitchell — Pick Up/sport Utility/Jeeps

Jim and Martha O’Reilly — Antique

Jack and Toni Bean — Modern Muscle

Jerry and Colleen Flowers — Unrestored Original

Judy A. Eslick — Restored to Original

Dave Moore — Convertible

Paul Wingfield — Street Rod

Mike Sparlin — Modified/Custom Cars After 48

Olan Eldridge — Special Interest

Glen Nickerson — In Progress/Unfinished

Mike Dancer — Motorcycle

Mike and Sharon Stewart — BEST OF SHOW/PEOPLE’S CHOICE

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The Depot opened its new exhibit, Train Wrecks, on Tuesday, May 16 at 6 p.m. when author John V. Wood lectured on train disasters and signed his book.

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