Ohio Truck Show – Part 1 of 2

I am posting a few pictures here of the Parade of Lights on Friday evening July 8. If you want to see the other – more than 380 – go to my Facebook album https://www.facebook.com/doris.j.high/media_set?set=a.10153725095042322.1073741853.612697321&type=3

1The trucks met at Kidron Auction.

2 (2)An early arrival.

2 (3)Drivers made sure their rig looked good for the parade.

2 (5)There are several businesses in the same lot that attract Amish customers.

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2 (22)Going camping. I talked to them a bit. The reason I knew they were going camping.

2 (23)The truck parkers were kept busy between 4 PM and 7 PM as more than 250 truck arrived.

2 (38)Gary moved the chapel in position to lead the parade.

2 (40)Hot dogs, pulled pork sandwiches, and ice cream were served to those who wished to eat.

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2 (50)The Stockdale Family Band provided fabulous bluegrass and gospel music.

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2 (61)I think she is their mascot.

2 (62)She kept her hat on for the few seconds it took me to take the pictures.

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2 (66)Gary giving instructions to the drivers before leaving on parade.

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2 (73)Leaving Kidron

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2 (81)The parade route was lined with viewers.

DSC_1166We went to Mt. Hope Auction to get most of my daylight pictures.

DSC_1434The chapel arrived her at 7:48 PM.

DSC_1461It was a nice place to view the trucks.

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DSC_1698We stayed here until 8:09 PM when I began loosing light – and we wanted to be on the other side of Mt. Hope Auction when the trucks began arriving in the parking lot.

DSC_1701By 8:42 PM the area above the parking lot was filling up with others anticipating the arrival of the Parade of Lights.

DSC_1702It was a great place to watch the sun set.

DSC_1714The chapel arrived at 8:56 PM.

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DSC_1825It was quite dark by the time the last trucks arrived.

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DSC_2020The Joe Mullins Radio Band closed the evening.

I think it was about 11:00 PM when we left Mt Hope Auction.

It was a fabulous evening.

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