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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.
Mr. Iskandarian himself (ISKY Cams)
Found in a old book I bought ten years ago.
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These pictures should be put in the Drag cars in motion.......picture thread. Just sayin?
Very nice pic but check yer spelling!
worth whatever research you like but this is a great story : :1934 MacRobertson Air Race ...
The most dramatic part of the race was when the Uiver, hopelessly lost after becoming caught in a thunderstorm, ended up over Albury, New South Wales. The townsfolk responded magnificently - Lyle Ferris, the chief electrical engineer of the post office, went to the power station and signalled "Albury" to the plane by turning the town lights on and off, and Arthur Newnham, the announcer on radio station 2CO Corowa, appealed for cars to line up on the racecourse to light up a runway for the plane. The plane landed, and next morning was pulled out of the mud by locals to fly on and win the handicap section of the race. In gratitude KLM made a large donation to Albury Hospital and Alf Waugh, the Mayor of Albury, was awarded a title in Dutch nobility. ..."
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