February 9, 2023

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Vintage vehicles on display at Moncton car show

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It was like the great previous times in Moncton on Saturday.

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Centennial Park was transformed from a playground into a sizzling spot of nostalgia for thousands of automobile lovers at the Atlantic Nationals Automotive extravaganza.

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Jerry MacDonnell designed the excursion from Enfield, N.S., to see the close to 2,400 classic vehicles on exhibit.

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“The appeal is to get to see the vehicles from back in the days when I was a boy or girl. They’re astounding, awesome vehicles,” stated MacDonnell.

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Harvey MacEachern came from Truro, N.S.

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“I purchased an aged truck very last year. I experienced been wanting for a truck for a long time. I was here two or a few years in the past just before the pandemic strike. This is like staying a kid in a candy retail store,” said MacEachern.

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​Rob Clow from Baddeck, P.E.I., introduced his 1954 correct-hand push Volkswagen to the exhibit.

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“The attraction for me, I wished anything distinctive. I adore the rusty things. This arrived from Europe, that [Volkswagen] bus in excess of there, it is really a 1960. It came out of Winnipeg. We went up there and dug it out of the ground and put in countless numbers on it. It’s a adore, it is really a enthusiasm,” explained Clow.

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COVID-19 cancelled the clearly show in the park two several years in the past and very last summer time it was a scaled-down event.

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Atlantic Nationals chair Bill Doherty reported it really is now back again to in which it was pre-pandemic. A 5-working day present with numerous events and gatherings.

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“We’ve carried out some thing each and every yr, even in 2020. We did a bi-weekly cruise event since we couldn’t have a collecting like this,” claimed Doherty. “Past yr we did the mini show and it went past all anticipations and this yr we are just blown away.”

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However, Doherty is incredibly informed some spectators nevertheless have COVID-19 problems.

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“What we’ve done with the clearly show is we are carrying out on the web registration. We’ve obtained point-of-sale tap equipment for the spectators coming in. We have additional washrooms, a lot more wash stations in the washrooms,” he claimed.

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“We have our little slogan symptoms that we made up from very last year that we re-posted this year which are ‘Close-up, mask-up, keep social distancing.’ We want all people to sense at ease.”

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MacDonnell stated he wasn’t fearful about COVID-19 although going for walks close to the park.

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“It is really large open up and if you have to have the area I feel you can remain safe. You can find tons of area,” reported MacDonnell.

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MacEachern experienced a related view.

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“It really is open-air which made a major big difference for me coming up this early morning. It is really outside. I have experienced three or 4 pictures of vaccinations and I’m form of completely ready to move on and get on with my existence,” said MacEachern.

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The cars and trucks will be back in the park Sunday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. for the previous working day of the Atlantic Nationals.