Car show Thursday: Classics cruise to Main Street
GARY R. DAY stands with his restored 1957 Plymouth Fury at his Mt. Aukum home. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
A car just like Gary and Shirley Day's beautiful Plymouth broke the land-speed record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1956, reaching 149 mph. The Mt. Aukum couple's gorgeous Fury won't be hitting any record-setting speeds Thursday, Aug. 28, when it cruises into Placerville for the popular Hangtown Evening Car Show, but even at 5 mph it's a sight that takes the breath away.
The Days are happy to bring their baby to the annual car show, which each summer fills Main Street with breathtaking vehicles and appreciative ... Continue Reading