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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:30 pm 
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The first 2 are more as a view of the track. My First time there was in the 90's. hard to believe it's the same place. These were sent to me by a family friend of Ray Tilley and i do have a few more of Ron Tilley

FROM 1957 #43 Bob Gerhart #555 Jimmy Sheaffer #17 Ron Tilley
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FROM 1957 #78Ron Tilley & #70Ron Eichelberger
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#38 Billy Wertz
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#78Ron Tilley
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FROM 1960 #20Ron Tilley with future promoter Nick Turochelberger
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:55 pm 
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NICE pictures of Silver Springs! :thumbright:

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:40 am 
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 11:43 am 
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Excellent pictures...Thanks!

The 45 in the top picture is Joe Cekovich...the 9 may be the Highland's car driven by Billy McNair (?).

The 71 sitting in the pit in the one picture is Ken Hurley.

The picture of the 20.....the car behind it has Ed Leiss's name on it. He was just at EMMR on Sunday for the roundtable.

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Williams Grove - 16.1 seconds = 173' per second = 117 MPH
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:26 am 
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they are some great picures, thanks for posting :bdf: :bdf: :bdf: :bdf: :yessss:


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:04 am 
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THANKS for posting these pictures – they are FANTASTIC!

If you look closely, you can see why this time period is so extra special to those of us old enough to have been there. The cars are so crude by today’s standards and yet they can be so much more interesting by comparison. You can see just how badly they wanted to race by the way the cars are built. Some features make you scratch your head and wonder why they did it that particular way. Other features make you smile at the ingenuity. And, finally, some ‘safety’ features make the hair on the back of your head stand up (there can be no doubt it took a brave soul to drive those rigs)!

Thanks again for taking the time to post these gems, they always appeal to a wide audience and all of us sincerely appreciate the effort made to bring back this time period through images


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:59 am 
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H4TPs wrote:
THANKS for posting these pictures – they are FANTASTIC!

If you look closely, you can see why this time period is so extra special to those of us old enough to have been there. The cars are so crude by today’s standards and yet they can be so much more interesting by comparison. You can see just how badly they wanted to race by the way the cars are built. Some features make you scratch your head and wonder why they did it that particular way. Other features make you smile at the ingenuity. And, finally, some ‘safety’ features make the hair on the back of your head stand up (there can be no doubt it took a brave soul to drive those rigs)!

Thanks again for taking the time to post these gems, they always appeal to a wide audience and all of us sincerely appreciate the effort made to bring back this time period through images



"Ditto".... :clap: :clap: :clap:


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:43 pm 
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I think sheaffer might be in the 55 car towards the back of the pack, and the 17 is i think Fulk.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:48 pm 
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Awesome! :thumbleft:


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 9:51 pm 
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WOW,way before my time there,i always wondered what the landscape looked like,especially outside of turn 3-4.thanks for posting. :carrot:


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:14 pm 
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Wax wrote:
WOW,way before my time there,i always wondered what the landscape looked like,especially outside of turn 3-4.thanks for posting. :carrot:


Sure looks better than a !&^$#@^(*^ strip mall.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 10:28 pm 
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High in the first turn wrote:
Wax wrote:
WOW,way before my time there,i always wondered what the landscape looked like,especially outside of turn 3-4.thanks for posting. :carrot:


Sure looks better than a !&^$#@^(*^ strip mall.


















you got that right,i still have yet to set foot on that ground,since it's destruction.


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