The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Dog427435, Dec 18, 2009.
April 8, 1910
The Very First Race ever to take place at the Playa Del Rey , "Motor-drome"
* west of Los Angeles . (the speedway oval track is the FIRST U.S. Auto Speedway)
Times Beach has a sad story to it. Ruined by chemicals.
No glasses. Wow.
Nice to see another piece of family history being cared for
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Okay Deuces, I've seen Edsel Rancheros, but an Edsel retractable? OMG if that had ever got into production they'd be worth a fortune.
This is a shot of the brick factory in Veedersburg, Ind. that produced all of the bricks for the Indy 500 track when they replaced the board track with bricks. I lived in this little town when I started school in 1958.
Unfortunately he was murdered long ago.
As someone alluded to in a previous post, Times Beach, MO was bought out by the gov't in the 80's and all the people were relocated. See:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Times_Beach,_Missouri.
The short version is that dioxin laden waste oil was sprayed on the city streets to help hold down the dust. Think Agent Orange. It was odd that the gov't buyout occurred while the same gov't was still denying Vietnam veteran problems due to the same stuff. The area is now a park with tons of stuff buried under it.
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