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History Hot Rod History and Photos Dallas Texas 1949 on -Caddo Mills Drag Races

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  1. KKrod
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  3. KKrod
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  4. THE Ken Curtis mentioned in above was later 'Festus" IN GUNSMOKE series
     
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    She didn’t throw away all the pictures but over the years we have gotten rid of a lot of them.
     
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  7. KKT
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    I like this picture! This is my grandfather. Here’s another pic.
     

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  8. Wow.....hard to look pass those nice ladies but.....that's a Gullwing Mercedes back there ! Sorry about that.....
     
  9. KKT
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    Oh how I wish we still had the Gullwing lol
     
  10. The 'GULLWING' belonged to L C Kirby,aproffesional phtog and a personal friend of mine.....I AM NOW 87
     
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  11. KKT
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    Yes it did. L C Kirby was my Grandfather :)
     
  12. Attn;KKT.....Are Ronnie and Butch still into cars,,,and who is living in the homeplace oover on SWISS Ave
     
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  13. KKT
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    Ronnie died very young but Butch (my Dad) is doing well living in Rockwall. He just bought the new mid-engine corvette lol
     
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  14. KKT.....your Dad must be doig somethig right..Im 87 and will not drive,,,anymore...
     
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    He’s doing great! He’s 79 and drove to his hunting lease today.
     
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  16. Ottomotive
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    I have several pictures from 1959 Texas Championships. Are they too new? Caddo Mills '59.jpg
     
  17. Stogy
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    Oooooo...Stogy Likes!!!...bring them on Otto...;)
     
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  18. The above photo is John Mulkeys roadster .it was also National class winner before 1959.I purchased it from Mulkey about 1970,sold it to man in FT Worth years later
     
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  19. KKrod
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    Bring on more photos. Thanks KKT and Ottomotive.
     
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  20. Ottomotive
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    Caddo Mills Texas Championships 1959. Caddo Mills '59 3.jpg
     
  21. Thanks Harold for putting these out here ! The un-cut 32 grille doesn't look all that bad.....
     
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  22. SR100
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    I took a shot at restoring the color:
    Kirby-web.jpg
    It was a little further gone than I thought, so I wasn't able to restore skin tone. What kind of car is it?
     
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  23. KKT
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    It’s a Cadillac Allard. Thanks for doing that
     
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  24. KKT
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    I’m visiting Butch now. What’s your name?
     
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  25. Was the Allard a car they took down to Mexico for the road race ?
     
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  26. KKrod
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    His name is Bobby Wolcott
     
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  27. KKT
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    Yes it was!
     
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  28. YES,,,I an Bobby Wolcott and was there in MEXICO I was thre with BOBBY LANGLEY ,,,,I am now 87 yrs old..I worked at CUSTOM AUTO my avatar,,,,Thank You
     
  29. 150J/F
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    Hang in there, Bobby. You have a lot more stories to tell.
     
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