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History Edgewater Drag strip , Ohio

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by Ohiovette, Nov 26, 2013.

  1. Ohiovette
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  2. woodypecker
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    Thanks for the pictures from a previous Ohio resident
     
  3. Steve!
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    Wow, what a Great collection of photos! Lots of cars I had forgotten about. There was an old car at Thompson last spring with no motor or trans that looked an awful lot like that altered wheelbase shoebox ford, the "Glass Menagerie" on page 38. Thanks for posting this! :D
     
  4. 56sedandelivery
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    From a great era in drag racing! Makes you wonder what has happened to all those cars. Butch/56sedandelivery.
     

  5. metal man
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    Man,those are great. Edgewater is the first drag strip I ever attended in 1981. It's still open, right?
     
  6. 32csr
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    Yep. Still alive and well. We (Cincy Street Rods) still host our Hot Rod Drags there every August.





     
  7. SKRTCHSR
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    Thanks for posting.
     
  8. metal man
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    Remind me next year and I'll bring down a caravan of Columbus guys. It looks like a nice place( I don't remember much about it).


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  9. oldsjoe
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    Spent MANY a night of my misspent youth prowling the pits! Not as many as I would have liked though! Very cool pictures THANKS for the outstanding post!
     
  10. hidenaiyoues
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    Still alive and well. We still host our Hot Rod Drags there every August.[​IMG]
     
  11. Gizzy
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    Outstanding pics,I remember some of these cars.Thank You for sharing.
     
  12. checkedgoldtop
    Joined: Apr 24, 2009
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  13. speedwise
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    Got to 400, whew. Fantastic pics. Thanks
     
  14. carlos
    Joined: May 2, 2005
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    from ohio

    Remember allot of em Mad maverick,highy contagous,cook brothers,powell,hard times, THanks Very much
     
  15. Bill Talbert 1957 Corvette Drag CorvetteVanishing Breed at Edgewater where is he now





    There is a nostalgia picture of his car (gas altered modified stock category) located at:





    http://dragnut.smugmug.com/Bill-Floyd-Collection/Edgewater-Raceway-Park/4257101_8N7LQ#!i=273956343&k=LGHhvB9


    Page 11 car # 512a








    Does anyone know in those days if he lived in Brown County Ohio





    Does anyone know where he is today





    Is his car the same car that was repainted etc and:
    1957 Corvette red race car (i.e. vin # E57S101335) (i.e. picture attached) that was sold to Canadian person George Pascoe in 1978. CAR WAS REGISTERED IN OHIO IN BROWN COUNTY (i.e. Ohio Registration number in 1976 was . 09035078. Black seats. Car never had roll bar and is genuine original fuel injection car. Replacement 327 cu. in. engine. with exhaust headers and collectors. Car had “I” BEAM front suspension lift. Was a factory heater delete car. No radio or antenna in 1978. Large Morosso hood scoop. Americain Thrust Mag Wheels. Morosso Tach on drivers side dash




    was sold to Canadian person George Pascoe in 1978. CAR WAS REGISTERED IN OHIO IN BROWN COUNTY (i.e. Ohio Registration number in 1976 was . 09035078.



    Originally from factory car was a red three speed fuel injected car.
    I can send e-mail of car that came to Canada in 1978 if you let me know your e-mail
    The poicture on my computer is too large to do as attachment to this reply



    Please contact with any information :


    Tom Spence or Bill Keogh


    E mail: tspence1@cogeco.ca


    wllmkeogh@yahoo.com


    Tel : 905-8928420 or 905-8712341


    Ontario, Canada
     

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