A 1950 MERCURY COUP owned by Howard Madison of Placerville reflects the old Empire Theater Building on its hood as it is parked in front of Placerville Hardware. The Aug. 22 show was sponsored by the Placerville Lions Club. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
A HOOD ORNAMENT on a 1932 Ford Phaeton wears a doggie sweater. The car is owned by Gracie Smith of Placerville. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
A 1931 FORD MODEL A Slant Window owned by Patti and John Bathhurst from Camino on display at the Placerville Lions Club Car Show on Main Street Thursday Aug. 22. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
A 1936 OLDSMOBILE CONVERTIBLE owned by Keith and Ty Peters of Placerville. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
A FAMILIAR SIGHT in the 1950s is fabric bag of water hanging from the grill of this 1951 Chevrolet truck. The speed of the vehicle produced an evaporative cooling effect for the water. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins

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