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Light drizzle doesn't stop classic boat show

A gentleman took a close look at this 1947 Chris Craft named "In the Mood" at Saturday's Class Boat Show on Lake Darling in Alexandria. This boat is owned by Christopher Benson of Edina. (Courtney Bitzan/Echo Press)

The 27th annual Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum Boat Show was held Saturday, July 12 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center on Lake Darling near Alexandria despite the damp, drizzle that came down during the early part of the day.

Classic watercraft from manufacturers such as Chris Craft, Gar Wood, Alexandria Boat Works and others were shown on land and water, with this year's feature being "anything fiberglass."

Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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