Forest Park Cruise Night 7-10-2012 Photo Gallery

Very pleasant weather for the fourth week of July Cruise Night in Downtown Forest Park. The lot at Constitution court filled up late.

My ‘story’ from this show is about Don Carter’s 1926 Model T Ford. In a 2010 Veteran’s Day 2010 video interview with Don at Scoville Park, he said “my only [WWII) service outside this country was in Texas” and see videos of songs covered by the band Smith & McMahon McMann.

Don’s car is a black 1926 Model T Ford. Two options available in 1926 were basic and ‘electric option’. The basic model cost $ 290 and the ‘electric was $ 375. The basic model had only a hand-crank starter but the extra $ 85 got you an electric starter, a battery (also used for lights) and a generator for the battery. Don is an interesting gentleman who served Stateside in World War II. Click here for more on the ‘T’ and links to two video interviews with Don.

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