Friday, December 27, 2019

Excelsior Slegh

This resourceful pair is enjoying their 1911 Excelsior powered sleigh.

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Albuquerque Karting

I believe this is a photo of the Albuquerque Karting Club taken in 1955. I believe the guy kneeling in the center with the trophy and the Wayfarers is Eddie Corbin. Eddie’s father owned a shop that sold karts and mini bike stuff.

Monday, December 23, 2019

Albuquerque Dragway

From the History of Albuquerque Drag Racing FB Group. The following was posted by Lyle Greenberg:

In the early 1970's, Albuquerque was practically the center of the Nitro Harley universe. There were 3 nationally competitive bikes all based here - Dave Campos, Jerry Cox and Bobby Abels. I am not sure if Abels is still alive, but I see Cox and Campos several times a year. These guys were the pioneers that paved the way for Doug Vancil and other guys that run the low-6 second times of today.
These pictures are Jerry Cox in 1974.

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Seattle Club Sweater

Cool photos of a Queen City Motorcycle Club sweater. It’s not mine.

Friday, December 20, 2019

New Mexico Travel Brochure

My brother Rob recently picked up this New Mexico travel brochure from the 1930’s.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Friday, December 6, 2019

Speedway Park

This is a reposting of an account posted by Kenny Campbell on the FB forum Remembering Albuquerque Speedway. I don’t know Kenny but just think it’s a neat story and like to preserve any New Mexico race, track, shop, club history wherever I can.

My hero, Al Demaree.  Larry and I were best friends and Al sold me his 1946 Ford coupe for $300.00 in 1959. Al was a great teacher and I learned a lot hanging out in his garage. Lots of great memories. He always called me Mr. Kenny. After l blew up the flathead he helped me put a 283 Chevy V8 in it, he was “The Man”.

Sunday, December 1, 2019