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The only Gold in the Wendover Nugget...

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Jive-Bomber, Aug 14, 2012.

  1. Jive-Bomber
    Joined: Aug 21, 2001
    Posts: 3,382


  2. I stumbled on that too back in 2009 Jay. Pretty cool.
  3. TomH
    Joined: Oct 21, 2003
    Posts: 1,253


    Yes I too have looked at that several times in the past.
  4. truckjim
    Joined: May 21, 2011
    Posts: 166


    Thanks for the heads-up. We're still here and will check it out today. Sorry we missed you. Been on starting line at course 2 since Saturday. Maybe next year! Have my pictures posted on Facebook. Look up Jim Gracey.

  5. GMM
    Joined: Aug 9, 2012
    Posts: 53

    from Buhl, ID

  6. JeffreyJames
    Joined: Jun 13, 2007
    Posts: 16,612

    from SUGAR CITY

    What a cool thing to stumble upon! That's one of the sexiest streamliners to ever grace the face of the salt. Those wooden streamliners is a great idea for something I could do besides working on real cars which are frustrating to say the least.
  7. chickenshift
    Joined: Feb 14, 2010
    Posts: 363


    Very cool... did there happen to be a reference as to who did the carvings? They all looked pretty good.
  8. Big Mac
    Joined: Sep 12, 2007
    Posts: 1,567

    Big Mac
    1. Utah HAMBers

    I had no idea! That's so cool. I'm going to have to make a quick run out there to check it out this week.... Thanks for the heads up! I LOVE stuff like that.... Those race programs.... WOW.
  9. RichFox
    Joined: Dec 3, 2006
    Posts: 9,991


    I remembered that I have an old Stateline Casino jacket here. What it was before it became the Nugget. When Jims was across 80 and west of where the Silver Slipper (now Montego Bay) and most of the racers went to the Hidaway across the tracks. I need to get this jacket to somebody who hangs out in front of the Nugget and needs the creds as a long time guy.
  10. crosleykook
    Joined: Feb 15, 2006
    Posts: 186

    from sackamento

    That's great- I had no idea that was there!
  11. dad-bud
    Joined: Aug 22, 2009
    Posts: 3,884


    Nice '
    Sitting beside the 59, it looks like it shrunk in the rain though.
    Thanks for sharing.
  12. I missed jay? I am sad.
  13. Jive-Bomber Jay - Great stuff! ... Thanks for posting!

    RichFox - I miss those days! ... and the steaks @ the:

    Wendover Hide-Away Casino Coaster (circa 1988) .jpg
    click thumbnail to enlarge
  14. Wow, really neat. Wish that I'd found that when I was there. I'll make sure to get up there when I'm in Bonneville next.
  15. flamingokid
    Joined: Jan 5, 2005
    Posts: 2,200


    I'm going to check that out while I'm there this winter.
  16. hotrodwelder
    Joined: Sep 20, 2008
    Posts: 138


    I was told about this but couldnt find it in the nugget. Great post !!

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