Photos: Classic cars take us back in time

Classic cars on display
Spectators checked out the more than 12,000 classic cars at the show, June 19, 2016.
Jeffrey Thompson | MPR News

The Minnesota Street Rod Association's Back to the '50s car show is underway at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.

The 42nd annual weekend gathering features more than 12,000 street rods, classics, customs and restored vehicles from 1964 and earlier.

The weekend is expected to draw about 100,000 people from across the United States and Canada and even a few folks from overseas who had their cars shipped to the United States to take part in the show and others around the country.

Here's a look at the people, color and details found during a Friday visit to the fairgrounds.

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