The Vintage Cruisers of Ottumwa held their 17th annual car show at the Bridge View Center. Over 140 cars and even more car enthusiasts showed up to look at and judge the vehicles in 31 different categories.
One car that stood out to the crowd was a 74-year-old original Mercury convertible from 1940. Vice President of the Vintage Cruisers car club Dale Essick says the event gets everyone together to appreciate their love for cars.
â??They put a lot of time and effort into their cars and they're proud of them and rightly so,â?? Essick said. â??And also it brings in the younger crowd so it isn't just old foggies like us that do this there's a lot of young people and we're getting younger people all the time.â??
He says to look for next yearâ??s show in the same place.