August 10, 2022

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PHOTOS: Vintage cars, costumes on display at Rust-O-Rama

The annual Salem classic car show put on by the Cherry City Bombers raised money for Chemeketa’s automotive program, while bringing plenty of color to the state fairgrounds.

Judith Schmaltz gestures towards the painting of herself on her husband’s car at Salem’s 2022 Rust-O-Rama classic car show on Saturday, July 16, 2022 (Laura Tesler/Special to Salem Reporter)

Mike Appel, right, Demetrius Appel, and Brutus the rottweiler in their Dodge truck at Salem’s 2022 Rust-O-Rama classic car show on Saturday, July 16, 2022 (Laura Tesler/Special to Salem Reporter)

Kathryn Ray sits in her 1934 rig she completely reupholstered and did all the interior work on at Salem’s 2022 Rust-O-Rama classic car show on Saturday, July 16, 2022 (Laura Tesler/Special to Salem Reporter)

A pinup contestant at Salem’s 2022 Rust-O-Rama classic car show on Saturday, July 16, 2022 (Laura Tesler/Special to Salem Reporter)

Classic cars on display at Salem’s 2022 Rust-O-Rama classic car show on Saturday, July 16, 2022 (Laura Tesler/Special to Salem Reporter)

Elvis on display at Salem’s 2022 Rust-O-Rama classic car show on Saturday, July 16, 2022 (Laura Tesler/Special to Salem Reporter)

A carhop tray on display at Salem’s 2022 Rust-O-Rama classic car show on Saturday, July 16, 2022 (Laura Tesler/Special to Salem Reporter)

Kendra Schuett sits in her BelAir at Salem’s 2022 Rust-O-Rama classic car show on Saturday, July 16, 2022 (Laura Tesler/Special to Salem Reporter)

Classic cars on display at Salem’s 2022 Rust-O-Rama classic car show on Saturday, July 16, 2022 (Laura Tesler/Special to Salem Reporter)

Pinup contestants at Salem’s 2022 Rust-O-Rama classic car show on Saturday, July 16, 2022 (Laura Tesler/Special to Salem Reporter)

Classic cars on display at Salem’s 2022 Rust-O-Rama classic car show on Saturday, July 16, 2022 (Laura Tesler/Special to Salem Reporter)

Classic cars on display at Salem’s 2022 Rust-O-Rama classic car show on Saturday, July 16, 2022 (Laura Tesler/Special to Salem Reporter)

Renee Lenegele, competitor in the Pinup girl contest at Salem’s 2022 Rust-O-Rama classic car show on Saturday, July 16, 2022 (Laura Tesler/Special to Salem Reporter)

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