Thursday, February 28, 2019

some more info leading up to the 1951 IMCA race at Edmonton

Another ad and the entries from the August 4, 1951 Edmonton Journal.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Edmonton, IMCA, 1951

Ad and promo material from the August 2, 1951 Edmonton Journal.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

early PGARA Speedway

From Prince George, 1960s or so.

Monday, February 25, 2019

another old article

Two page spread on Sig Haugdahl from a 1924 issue of Popular Science.

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Sunday art work

I'd love to find a copy each of these.

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

Billy Bremner, "Loud Music in Cars":

Friday, February 22, 2019

old magazine article

"Gambling with Death on the Speedway" from Popular Mechanics.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

1970 Agassiz motocross track

Ad from the Chilliwack Progress. Not sure if this is the same location as the track that is used now. I just don't know where the Doukhobor camp was. Requires more research.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

1955 Caribou Trails motorcycle rally

From the July 1955 issue of American Motorcycling magazine.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Monday, February 18, 2019

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Sunday funnies

Finishing off that Alley Oop colour sequence.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

Doug Bowles and the Rhubarbs, "Cadillac Cutie":

Friday, February 15, 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

1967 indoor motorcycle racing

Indoor motorcycle racing at Cloverdale was introduced by promoter Jim Greenwood.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Sunday funnies

Continuing this short burst of Alley Oop.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

"Surfin' Hearse", by Jan and Dean:

Friday, February 8, 2019

another sports car from 1957

Unidentified sports car from the August 25, 1957 race at Abbotsford Airport.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

another photo album

This one dealing with late 1950s sports car racing. Probably Ray Hansen at Abbotsford, August 25, 1957.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

boat racing (for a cold day)

Thinking of warmer days to come, and those that came in the past. From the June 11, 1962 Vancouver Province, Milt Blewett winning again.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

drag boats, 1966

From the August 6 and 8, 1966 Vancouver Province.

Monday, February 4, 2019

another classic

From the March 18, 1958 Vancouver Province, a picture of Phil Gaglardi and Bernie Smith.

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Sunday funnies

I think I used this one before but there are a couple to follow up so I might as well use up what I got.

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Saturday morning sock hop

Opus 1, "Back Seat '38 Dodge":

Friday, February 1, 2019

1950 Abbotsford Airport

A very early sports car and motorcycle race report from Abbotsford Airport. From the September 27, 1950 Vancouver Province.