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.