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Parting Shot: Shining Examples

The Hudson hoods shine in the sun at the display of autos at Red Lion Hotel at the Park Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010.

Gene McKay sees beauty in every old part – a rust-colored fender, a worn steering wheel, a tarnished headlight.

When brought together in the restoration of a classic, every discarded piece has a role. McKay should know. He has been rebuilding old cars for much of his life – first as a mechanically gifted teen under the tutelage of a big brother, then as a retired engineer and president of the local chapter of Hudson-Essex-Terraplane Motor Club.

This week Spokane is being treated to a gathering of these cars with a special place in racing history. John Stucke, SR More here.

What’s your favorite classic car?