Photos by Steve Mitchell The Methow Valley Labor Day Rodeo offered spectators and competitors an old-fashioned, welcome diversion from the summer’s fires.
Devotees of old cars, trucks and bicycles — collectors and fans — are gearing up for the annual Vintage Wheels show in Winthrop this weekend.
Steve Campbell of Winthrop was dusting off — literally — his 1925 Chevy utility truck …
Hood ornaments used to be a detail of distinction on cars and trucks. Some were stylized works of art, simple or elaborate. Others — such as the round glass gauges that warned of an overheated engine — were also functional. If you knew your makes and models, you could identify a vehicle strictly by the […]
If this year’s Winthrop Vintage Wheels Show is anything like the 2016 version, prepare yourself for a long, leisurely day of viewing beautifully restored vehicles of all kinds.
And since the wheeled treasures are all one year older, they’re more vintage than ever.
You don’t need to be a “vintage” person to enjoy the annual Winthrop Vintage Wheels show this Saturday (Sept. 10). The wonderfully restored cars, trucks, travel trailers and motorcycles, along with the antique tractors and classic bicycles, are a treat for eyes of all ages. But nostalgia, unearthed memories and treasured stories will certainly be […]
The best way to see the Winthrop Vintage Wheels Show this weekend is to park your own non-vintage wheels somewhere and walk around a lot. On Saturday (Sept. 12), historic cars and motorcycles take over Riverside Avenue (a portion of which will be closed to 21st century traffic), antique bicycles will be displayed at Rocking […]
‘Nature of Night’ rescheduled The Methow Conservancy’s program “The Nature of Night,” originally scheduled for Sept. 1, has been rescheduled for Wednesday (Sept. 9). The free event begins at 7 p.m. at Sun Mountain Lodge. David Ingram of Dark Skies Northwest, a chapter of the International Dark Sky Association, will discuss light pollution and its impacts. […]
By Mike Maltais
If you take a close look at the promotional poster advertising this year’s Winthrop Vintage Wheels Show on Saturday (Sept. 6), you will see 2013’s Best of Show winner, an eye-catching tangelo pearl-colored 1936 Dodge “Humpback” sedan delivery.
What you might not know is that the classic car is the pampered pride of former valley resident Rick Eiffert, whose twin brother was the late Mick Eiffert, co-owner and operator of Mick and Mikki’s Tavern on downtown Twisp’s Glover Street.
Get ready to roll, and maybe rock a little too. Winthrop’s 39th annual Vintage Wheels Show will be back in town Friday and Saturday (Sept. 5 – 6), with dozens of antique and unusual conveyances, motorized or otherwise, on display. Classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors, travel trailers, pedal cars and bicycles will be part of the mix […]