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    I'll bet there's at least a HAMBer or two who would trade their first born for this sedan-delivery in THIS shape! :eek: Gotta love this photo. :cool:
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    This one puzzles me a bit. Kinda looks like a rally in the '50s ??? :confused: Is that Big Ben back there? :eek:
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    In the top picture looks like there is fixen to be crash. Look over the back of the car. When and where were these pics taken?
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    With all respect for a logical question, I JUST DON'T KNOW.:eek: Everything else in the frame is static. Assuming an exposure of 1/60th-sec (or less), that car was in motion. BUT, it wouldn't take much at that shutter speed to blur the image, even if the driver were laying on the brakes.
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    May have been backing up since the car in front is stopped.
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    No disrespect intended but there is a bit of a resemblance between your avatar and the guy on the front of the bike........
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    So BMX started in the 70's eh? Apparentlly not and they were doin' it with a sidehack to boot!

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    I don't see any crash here just some midgets forming up. Is that Ted Horn in the main car?

    I think Grizz might have been referring to the previous post 25712 re the crash. Little doubt that race car punched a hole in the wall and left those broken boards lying around . Hard to make out the story on the deranged trailer underneath however.
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