A warm (the light too) evening. Polished chrome. Loud, smooth paint. unadulterated exhaust. Fossil Fuel eating, tire burning, gear churning, down home car muscle in downtown Santa Rosa: Peggy Sue’s All- American Cruise last Saturday June 12, 2010.

Patrice Rios of Santa Rosa uses Marilyn Monroe as her cover during the Peggy Sue All-American Cruise in Santa Rosa, Saturday June 12, 2010 in Santa Rosa. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

A "Model AA Ford" from the Payette Idaho Water Company, outfitted with a little more muscle than the original. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

Late afternoon light reflects off the side of buildings on to cars on B Street. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

A shaft of light, deep shade of red. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

Two types of muscle. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)2010

Blue light on the ZAP building.(Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 201

The Payette water truck again. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

Fourth Street and a yellow Chevy. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat)

The Peggy Sue All-American Cruise in Santa Rosa, Saturday June 12, 2010. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

Up next…NASCAR

-Kent Porter