Michael Black of Longview and his son, Connor, 10, walked through the rows of brightly colored classic and sports cars Saturday at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center.
“We’re interested in old cars and like looking at them,” Black said.
The father and son chatted with the owners, listening to stories from the people showing their labor of love project cars and trucks at the 44th annual LeTourneau University Automotive Society Car Show.
Society President Austin Barker said the stories about the vehicles as well as those who own and work on them are the best part of the show.
“That’s really what it’s all about is getting people out talking about their cars and sharing stories,” he said. “Yeah, the cars are nice, but some of them have a deep-rooted history.”
Barker pointed at a bright red and chrome Chevrolet truck.
“There’s a lot of sentimental value and a