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Some of the cars lined up for Albion’s 10th annual Smoke N Chrome.

Antiques, classics and custom vehicles of all kinds were part of the 10th annual Smoke N Chrome show in downtown Albion last Saturday, June 15. Rainfall reduced the number of cars on display early, but the rain stopped by about noon and more vehicles arrived.

The number of entries reached 104 by early afternoon.

Danny Johnson fires up his dragster.

Spectators had a look at the rail dragster displayed by Albion native Danny Johnson of Auburn, NE. He started the engine so fans could hear it rumble.

Jeff Atkinson’s famous 1968 Camaro, 1992 Fastest Street Car.

Another Albion native, Jeff Atkinson, brought his latest purchase, the CARS Motorsports Jim Treppa 1968 Camaro that was most recently housed in Detroit, Michigan.  Jim Treppa raced this Camaro at the HOT ROD Magazine inaugural 1992 Fastest Street Car Race held in Memphis, TN.

Additional details and more photos in the June 19 Albion News print and e-editions.