- The Washington Times - Thursday, November 3, 2005

Montgomery County all-comers show set

An antique, rod and custom car show is scheduled tomorrow at the Aspen Hill Shopping Center in Montgomery County. Entrants and spectators will be admitted free.

Vehicle check-in time is 8:30 to 10 a.m. The rain date is Sunday at the same location, 13661 Connecticut Ave., Silver Spring.

Trophies will be awarded in categories including trucks, motorcycles and special-interest vehicles. The day will include live entertainment as well as food and beverages.

For more information, call 301/519-2835 or register at Lp_serv@yahoo.com on the Internet.

Miniature car show set in Dunn Loring

The Capital Miniature Auto Collectors Club is hosting one of its twice-yearly shows Sunday at the Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire House Community Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The show is open to the public for a $5 fee; children under 12 are admitted free. The hall is located at 2148 Gallows Road in Fairfax County.

The show consists of several dozen tables of vendors selling miniature autos old and new.

For more information, call show chairman Jim Brostrom at 703/941-0373 or send e-mail to him at jwbrostrom@yahoo.com.

Former GM guildsman writes its history

A former General Motors guildsman and auto safety engineer has written a book called “The Fisher Body Craftsman’s Guild: An Illustrated History.”

Author John L. Jacobus describes his book as covering the history, memorabilia and people of General Motors’ Fisher Body Craftsman’s Guild from 1930 to 1968. He says the book is highly technical but offers anecdotal stories by 62 guildsmen as well.

The hardcover book is not being sold in stores. For ordering and price information, contact Mr. Jacobus, 10103 Gates Ave., Silver Spring, Md. 20902 or send e-mail to johnjacobus@aol.com.

Fax or mail items of interest to Bill O’Brien, Auto Notes, The Washington Times, 3600 New York Ave. NE, Washington, D.C. 20002. Use fax number 202/832-2167. The deadline is 5 p.m. on the Monday before publication on Friday.

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