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Catalog Number 2015.001.08499.3
Title Half Moon Bay Drag Racing and Half Moon Bay Airport, 1965
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date 1965
Description Half Moon Bay Drag Racing and Half Moon Bay Airport, 1965. Black and white negative of a drag race at Half Moon Bay Airport. This image shows a Dodge wagon light truck which is up on its back two wheels. The front wheels are about two feet in the air. The driver is wearing a large helmet with goggles and what looks like an inflammable suit. Signs on the truck read, "MAVERICK'S / LITTLE RED WAGON / GOOD YEAR LOS ANGELES DODGE DEALERS TORCO OIL." The truck is underneath a large overhead banner. The banner reads, "DRAG STRIP / STARTING LINE". In the background are spectators and the announcer's tower. Behind that are hills. Part of a series.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place Half Moon Bay, CA
Subjects Drag racing
Racing
Racing automobiles
Trucks
Search Terms Half Moon Bay
Racing
Copyright Norton Pearl Photography / San Mateo County Historical Association