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Robert Olsen cleans the wheel wells of his '49 Ford Tudor Sedan

Robert Olsen cleans the wheel wells of his '49 Ford Tudor Sedan on Saturday morning. Olsen travels in from Gillette each year to bring the speakers and his car to the show. The speakers barely fit in the trunk and only if he removes a back panel for a bit more space.

The annual Big Horn Tire Show and Shine Car Show was hosted again on Saturday, August 14, drawing in snazzy cars and their owners from around the region. Spending the morning being judged and lined up for visitors and other showmen to look browse, the show wrapped up with a car parade through downtown followed by awards back at Big Horn Tire. 

Car Show brought almost 100 vehicles

The annual Big Horn Tire Show and Shine Car Show brought almost 100 vehicles to town in Buffalo on Saturday morning in the Big Horn Tire parking lot. Visitors joined those who brought cars in wandering around to check out everyone’s vehicles.

Glenn Rogers brought in his 1955 Chevy truck for the car show

Glenn Rogers brought in his 1955 Chevy truck for the car show on Saturday morning. Rogers lives south of town and as excited to get back up to the show.

triptich of car show

Cars varried in shape, size, age and decoration at this year's Big Horn Tire Show and Shine Car Show on Saturday.

Dennis Baasch relaxes in a lawn chair

Dennis Baasch relaxes in a lawn chair under the shade of hi 1966 GMC on Saturday morning in the Big Horn Tire parking lot. Baasch has visited the car show before and comes to the car club meet ups in town but this is his first year bringing a vehicle for the show.

As each car arrived it joined in one of the lines

As each car arrived it joined in one of the lines and lifted the hood to show off the engines during the car show on Saturday morning. Vehicles vary in age from across the 1900s and into the 2000s.

American flags were scattered around the car show

American flags were scattered around the car show, attached to different vehicles wherever they could best fit on Saturday morning.

Parker Leighton, 4, sits in his mom Morgan’s lap

Parker Leighton, 4, sits in his mom Morgan’s lap as the final cars in the car parade pass by on Saturday through downtown Buffalo. Leighton screamed a hello to all the passing cars and cheered as they drove by.

Photojournalist

Jessi Dodge joined the Bulletin as a photojournalist and a Report for America corp member in 2020. If you have ideas or comments, reach out at jessi@buffalobulletin.com.

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