Glidden Mustang

In 1977 Bob Glidden raced this 1970 Mustang built by Don Hardy and used a 366 Ford Cleveland engine he built by himself and what a car is was. Bob set new records with his 8.76 E. T. and 164.63 mph, and he won the World Finals, the Fall nationals, Grand nationals, and the Cajun Nationals and was runner up at the US Nationals.

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Peaceful Beauty

St. David’s Episcopal Church Lansing Michigan One of my favorite places to take photos is at St. David’s Episcopal church in Lansing. Photographing the different seasons of the altar as well as the seasons of the year enables me to create a never ending gallery of photos. The photos featured in this topic are ones where I was experimenting with “Tone Mapping” which is a technique used in image processing to map a set of color to another which can

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Big John Mazmanian

Mazmanian Corvette[/caption]Hot Rod Magazine featured “Big John” Mazmanian’s beautiful candy-apple red, drag racing Corvette on their March 1963 cover and called it the “Double-Threat ‘Vette” referring to how it was equally capable at being a racer and show car. Once you seen this car, you’ll know they hit the nail right on the head! John Mazmanian began his “Corvette” adventure” when “Dyno Don” Nicholson, who ran the dynamometer at C.S Mead Chevrolet in Pasadena, California, told him about a 1961

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Yankee Peddler

Bill Flynn’s 1965 Dodge altered wheelbase sedan from Supercar Collectibles. Great detail and history in this 1:18 scale model. Features include, real metal hood pins, lift off hood, tall fuel injection stacks, real metal brake line from master cylinder, and the fuel tank up front on the grille.

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1955 Pontiac Star Chief

Manufactured between 1954 and 1966 the Starchief was easily identified by it’s chrome star trim along its sides, a feature on all Star Chiefs. The Star Chief was the top trim package on the Pontiac Chieftain which served as the foundation for the popular Bonneville. Between 1954 and 1957, the Star Chief was Pontiac’s prestige model and was based on the Pontiac Chieftain. When the storyline of I Love Lucy pointed towards a Hollywood setting in the 1954-1955 season, the

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Kalamazoo Air Zoo

A big surprise was all the history about the great lakes and the parts it played in relation to WW 2. We were very fortunate to run into a retired Navy volunteer who provided us with a great amount of information in regards to the flight training that took place as well as the history of the aircraft that ended up at the bottom of Lake Michigan. Some planes have been recovered, restored and are displayed at the museum. Highly

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