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Forum: New Members Post Here First! 11-23-2011, 04:45 PM
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Re: Track Photographer, 1950, Englewood Speedway

Man, what a memory lane for me...I had posted a while ago about "growing up" around the Lakeside Speedway in the late 40's and early 50's and your pictures were wonderful to review....going to delve...
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 11-23-2011, 01:55 PM
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Re: Hi from a new member that's a really old guy

One of my hobbies over the years has been restoring antique flywheel engines (called "hit and miss engines" or "popping Johnny" engines)..that were used on the farms before electricity..used for...
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 11-19-2011, 11:30 AM
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Re: Hi from a new member that's a really old guy

Just for "grins"...I'd like to show what we used to do for "racing" way back in the day....here's a buddy with our "racer"....it's a hunk of plywood with a Maytag washing machine engine for an...
Forum: Race Tracks 11-18-2011, 10:42 AM
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Lookout Mountain Colorado Hill Climb

Wondering if any of you Colorado folks recall the Lookout Mountain hill climb events in the 50's? Not Pikes Peak but Lookout Mountain. I recall seeing the very first 54 Chevy Corvette at that race...
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 11-18-2011, 10:31 AM
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Re: Hi from a new member that's a really old guy

Altamont is the track...A few years I spent some time in Tulare and Visalia in the mid valley area and they had a really active mini sprint dirt racing association...very well run and a nice...
Forum: New Members Post Here First! 11-17-2011, 02:56 PM
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Hi from a new member that's a really old guy

Hi all...just came across this great site and have been having a really nice time reading about the old days ... in Denver. I was raised in Denver (born in 37) and began going to Lakeside in the...
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