Close-up of a beautifully encased light of a Lamborghini at the Autolawn European Classic Car Show in Hickory, North Carolina
Polished surfaces offer reflections of other cars at the Autolawn European Classic Car Show in Hickory
Leading lines on a striking car at the Autolawn European Classic Car Show held in Hickory, North Carolina
Reflections on a sleek Lamborghini on display at the Autolawn European Classic Car Show held in Hickory, North Carolina in September 2021
A United States flag attached to a quaint light on a classic car at the Autolawn Euro Classic Car Show in Hickory
Something unique – a collage of fancy wheels from the Autolawn European Classic Car Show held in Hickory, NC
Numerous classic cars such as this one was exhibited at the Autolawn European Classic Car show held in Hickory, NC in September.
A segue from old, junk vehicles to classic cars at the Autolawn European Classic Car Show held in Hickory, NC.
The Autolawn Party is an outdoor celebration of the road’s number one traveler – the automobile. The celebration is centered around a European classic car show for the automotive enthusiast. The Autolawn European Classic Car Show is unique for its size and scale in having only 80 entrants. The intention is to provide a wide range of high-quality, original vehicles in an intimate yet informal setting. Will post a few unique images from the show.
Clouds obscure a sunrise in Hickory, North Carolina
Riverbend Park on Catawba River (near Hickory) offers multiple hiking trails and even benches to relax and watch the flowing water
Renovated Union Square in Downtown Hickory is filled with a variety of unique retail shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues, all in a park-like setting in the heart of Hickory. Here is a reflection of Union Square from the windows of the old Railroad Station, now converted to a restaurant.
Considered by the North Carolina Department of Archives and History to possess the “finest Queen Anne interior styling in the entire state,” the Harper House of Hickory also has a restored landscape, including period gardens. Several notable families have occupied the Harper House. The Harper Family was the last of seven families to occupy the Shuler-Harper House, as some locals still refer to it.
The architecture of Corinth Reformed Church, Hickory, North Carolina is reminiscent of a fine European cathedral. The exterior of the building is of gray Georgia granite with Indiana limestone trim. The spire is of extruded and structural aluminum rising 164 ft. 6 in. from the terrace floor at the entrance. The belfry below the spire is built up of carved and molded limestone tracery, giving a lacy and ethereal feeling to the church tower. The main entrance is of limestone having carvings similar to those found on French Gothic churches.
The bridge from Alexander County over Lake Hickory on Hwy 127 leads to Hickory in Catawba County, North Carolina. We will post this week some images of interesting sites from Catawba and adjoining Alexander counties.
Striking reflections at a pond at Players Ridge Golf Course, Hickory, North Carolina
A bench to view a golfer practicing his skills over dark clouds at the driving range at Ole Still Golf Course, Hickory, North Carolina.
A bench, normally to view golfers teeing off at the eighth hole at Ole Still Golf Course, Hickory, North Carolina, sits empty in snowy winter
Winding its way from the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina to central South Carolina, the Catawba-Wateree River Basin contains eleven reservoirs, fourteen dams, and supplies roughly two million people with drinking water.
Here is a bench view from the Catawba river as it flows downward from Lake Hickory Dam in Hickory, North Carolina
A modern road runs through the remnants of rustic homes of the Henry River Mill Village in Hickory, North Carolina. Something is out of place!
A golf pin flag sticks out in the snowy landscape on the Ole Still Golf Course in Hickory, North Carolina