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Forum: New Members Post Here First! 11-21-2011, 11:47 PM
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Posted By Bob Baerresen
Re: Track Photographer, 1950, Englewood Speedway

Howdy numbbers.. I was able to add that info to your uncle's picture, but ran into touble trying to add his name to the group picture. I deleted the first group picture I posted, but unable to repost...
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 08-10-2010, 09:05 PM
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Posted By Bob Baerresen
Re: Track Photographer, 1950, Englewood Speedway

Thank's Webby.... I'm just lucky to find this web site, Auto Racing Memories, and being 77 years old I'm glad I can share these pics before I slip into obscurity! :)
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 08-10-2010, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Bob Baerresen
Re: Track Photographer, 1950, Englewood Speedway

Howdy Mitch.... I'm now 77, soon to be 78 in September, and in 1951 I joined the Navy and stayed for ten years. Had it not been for the Korean war I might have become a Denver Post Photographer...
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 08-10-2010, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Bob Baerresen
Re: Track Photographer, 1950, Englewood Speedway

Glad I saved my negatives also, Jerry Lee....
"If life were a mountain we all had to climb, and the land below us was where we have been. Then as we get older, and our vision starts to dim, and...
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 08-09-2010, 07:15 PM
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Posted By Bob Baerresen
Re: Track Photographer, 1950, Englewood Speedway

Mitch... That name, LeRoy Byers, doesn't ring a bell.... I knew the Malloy brothers who raced at Indy, but I don't remember where I knew them from. It might be from school, or from work. Thanks for...
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 08-09-2010, 05:01 PM
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Posted By Bob Baerresen
Re: Track Photographer, 1950, Englewood Speedway

Jerry Lee... The grandstand was on the south side of the track in 1950, parallel with Oxford Ave, and running from east to west. The pit entrance was on the west end of the track. The east end was...
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 08-09-2010, 02:16 PM
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Views: 14,991
Posted By Bob Baerresen
Re: Track Photographer, 1950, Englewood Speedway

Howdy Jerry Lee,
Started my racing career early as a fire truck driver, age 5 in 1937... :)
On the night I went to the Englewood Speedway to apprentice being a track photographer the regular...
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 08-09-2010, 12:23 PM
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Views: 14,991
Posted By Bob Baerresen
Re: Track Photographer, 1950, Englewood Speedway

Howdy Mitch... Did you see the pictures I posted yesterday? Most of the pics need names as my memory is half vast.
In 1950 I was working at the Denver Post delivering mail inside the Post...
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 08-07-2010, 07:32 PM
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Posted By Bob Baerresen
Track Photographer, 1950, Englewood Speedway

In 1950, age 17, I was a member of Lloyd Axel's Mile High Racing Association (MHRA) and track photographer for part of the season at the Englewood, Colorado midget dirt race track owned by the...
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