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Playland Track Pictures ... 

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The Midget years

Check out Jim Taggart's page for details on midget racing in our area. He has done an excellent job of research!!

   Racing into the dark, Playland 1948    They're lookin' at each other!! Playland 1948    Red Iverson- Playland 1949 

 

The Coupe years

1952-Don Williams rolling (Bobby Parker collection) Tiny Lund #55  Johnny Beauchamp? Flavia Robey joining the rollover club. 1954-8ball.jpg (11269 bytes) 5-10-52-cooney-roll.jpg (10308 bytes)  

 

monroe.jpg (81665 bytes) From Dianne Bauer  From Dianne Bauer  From Dianne Bauer  Darrell Taylor Playland racer 1968

 

The Bronco years

 

1968 Frank Vandoorn's lark.   Frank Vandoorncrash 1968 Al Franks #89 crammed into Dave Chase #31 Dick Gappa 1970  (Dave Hellerich) Zdan-Gappa-1970.(Dave Hellerich) Ron Hoden 8-70 (Dave Hellerich) Paul Zdan 1971. (Dave Hellerich)

The Bronco - Super Stock - Mini Stock years

1971

stockcar1971-1 (Thanks Larry Osborn) pics-1971race.jpg (46976 bytes) stockcar1971-_2(Thanks Larry Osborn) stockcar1971-3(Thanks Larry Osborn) stockcar-5(Thanks Larry Osborn) 1971-picture (Thanks Larry Osborn)  

pics-playland-1 (From Larry Osborn)  pics-playland-2(From Larry Osborn) pics-playland-3.j(From Larry Osborn)  pics-playland-4.(From Larry Osborn)  pics-playland-5(From Larry Osborn)  pics-playland-6.(From Larry Osborn)

pics-playland-9(From Larry Osborn)  pics-playland-10.jpg (8721 bytes)  pics-playland-11(From Larry Osborn) pics-playland-12(From Larry Osborn)  pics-playland-13.(From Larry Osborn) pics-playland-14(From Larry Osborn) pics-playland-15.(From Larry Osborn)

 

1972

From Frank Vandoorn 1972 From Frank Vandoorn 1972 From Frank Vandoorn 1972 From Frank Vandoorn 1972 Bud Burdick 7-73 (Dave Hellerich) 

1975

From Frank Vandoorn 1975 Frank going into turn one, 1975 (Vandoorn) Ministockers 1977 (Vandoorn)

The Last years... 1976 or 77 aerial photo, about a year before the wrecking ball.

Playland 1976 or 77 (Howard Koziol)  playland aerial1976? (Dave Foote)

The track... from Dave Hubbard, 1978 or so, right before the wrecking ball.

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Now Dec 2002 photos... before the condos go in.

Playland 2002 by Dan Franks    Playland 2002 by Dan Franks