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Old 06-28-2012, 09:28 AM   #1
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Default LustreTone '55: More Vintage Drag Racing Pics



Here's part two of my original black and white photo scans, all clearly dated August of 1955 and taken at some mystery drag strip. In this series, it looks like the photographer waited at the traps, but his film (and camera) wasn't fast enough to get...

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Old 06-28-2012, 10:10 AM   #2
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absolutely love these!!!
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Old 06-28-2012, 10:14 AM   #3
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cool stuff. in the future there will be no old photos since there are no negatives or prints and digital is easily lost when a computer crashes, even on CD photos are not forever.
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cool stuff. in the future there will be no old photos since there are no negatives or prints and digital is easily lost when a computer crashes, even on CD photos are not forever.
A valid point.I lost thousands of photo's when my desktop died a couple of years ago.Another good reason to keep the old and trusty Leica around.
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Old 06-28-2012, 10:22 AM   #5
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These were the pioneers of drag racing. 99.9% have names that you have never heard of, but to whom we owe a huge debt of gratitude.
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Old 06-28-2012, 02:20 PM   #6
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Great Photos! Keep Posting Please. These show how it really was back in the day.
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Old 06-28-2012, 02:23 PM   #7
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American history at it's Best
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Old 06-28-2012, 04:09 PM   #8
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THANKS for postin' up more pics man!! GREAT.....
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Olds engine, 88 emblem on the grille!
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Old 07-02-2012, 08:39 AM   #10
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Olds engine, 88 emblem on the grille!

Exactly what I was thinking. Love it!
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Old 07-02-2012, 11:12 AM   #11
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Thanks JB. Made my day.
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Old 07-03-2012, 09:05 AM   #12
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Way cool.
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