Spring must be here! Members of the Southeast Colorado Antique Vehicle Club did their Annual "Debug and Defrost Tour.”
Spring must be here! Members of the Southeast Colorado Antique Vehicle Club did their Annual "Debug and Defrost Tour.” The tour left La Junta Saturday morning, April 15, with 13 antique and vintage vehicles with 19 members. Some the antique vehicles in the tour included Model A and T Fords, a Corvette, a Thunderbird Ford, an Oldsmobile and a Studebaker. These members were from Lamar, Las Animas, La Junta, Rocky Ford, Olney Springs, and Boone.
The tour took the scenic county back roads and highways to Pueblo. Stops along the way included Rocky Ford, Fowler, Sugar City and Boone. Members enjoyed lunch at Ianne's Pizzeria on Northern Avenue in Bessemer region of Pueblo. After lunch members cruised to the Steel Workers Museum. The museum is of the history of CFI Steel Mill of Pueblo. The tour was organized by club members Dan Shake, Jimmy Martinez and Chuck Donkle.
The Southeast Colorado Antique Vehicle Car Club is composed of members who live in the Arkansas Valley. These members have antique car pickups and tractors. The definition of an antique vehicle is any car, truck or tractor over 25 years old. The Club meets monthly on the first Tuesday of each month at the First Christian Church, La Junta. The time of the meeting is 7 pm. There are presently 50 members. The upcoming activities include Santa Fe Trail Day Parade in Las Animas April 28, regular meeting May 2, and our annual club picnic in La Junta City Park June 6.
If any individual is interested in becoming a member, they can contact the President Dan Wagner at 384-2394 or Vice President Leonard Walgren at 384-8493.