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Offline ssmustang

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Peterson photo archive
« on: March 02, 2019, 09:35:08 pm »
 Hello all: I cannot take credit for finding this, came across it on the Boss 302 forums which I know a lot of you also post on but have not yet seen the link here. Many, many vintage CJ Stock, Super Stock, etc. pictures from back in the day. Enjoy! https://archive.petersen.org/pages/home.php
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Re: Peterson photo archive
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2019, 09:46:16 pm »
I clicked the link and opened the "Mustang" link. I would think that Peterson would know the difference between a 1973 and a 1974 Mustang as shown on page 1.   Dave R.
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Re: Peterson photo archive
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2019, 09:56:52 pm »
 There is a little information at the Boss forum on how to best refine a search from those that have spent more time looking. I have a little time and have specifically put in year and event (eg. 1969 NHRA Winternationals) which seems to sort out some of the 'junk'. I can't say I have spent enough time or searches to figure things out. I have requested some pictures and like the guys at the Boss forum haven't heard anything back. The immediate download that is available is fairly good.
Bob

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Re: Peterson photo archive
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2019, 11:54:23 am »
I spent hours on there last night. Good stuff!
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Re: Peterson photo archive
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2019, 01:24:17 pm »
A couple observations on searches I have made. If you change the number per page to 240 it doesn't seem to take any longer to load and of course reduces the number of pages. Also much more sportsman images vs pro classes pre 73/74, which very much reflects what was happening with NHRA at the time. Still worth a few hours of looking in my opinion. Nothing back on photo requests yet.
Bob

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Re: Peterson photo archive
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2019, 01:28:06 pm »
Hi all, here are some pictures from the Petersen archives (corrected spelling). Maybe members here can identify some of the people? According to the archives the pictures were taken by Fred Enke for Motor Trend magazine during the 15th US Nationals. Tony has confirmed it is inside Paul Harvey Ford where the team cars assembled, said it brought back lots of good memories. There are more in the archives, enjoy!!

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Re: Peterson photo archive
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2019, 02:35:44 pm »
So in the third picture sure looks like the jack is under the oil pan ?  SOP ?
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Re: Peterson photo archive
« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2019, 05:12:38 pm »
Hi all, here are some pictures from the Petersen archives (corrected spelling). Maybe members here can identify some of the people? According to the archives the pictures were taken by Fred Enke for Motor Trend magazine during the 15th US Nationals. Tony has confirmed it is inside Paul Harvey Ford where the team cars assembled, said it brought back lots of good memories. There are more in the archives, enjoy!!
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Re: Peterson photo archive
« Reply #8 on: April 10, 2019, 07:24:28 pm »
Is the guy on the Honda Z50 in the first photo about to do a burnout in what looks like his "water box"?  :)  Those little Trail 50s were too cool, and there were a lot of them crawling the pits back in the day.  A nice one will run you a couple thousand dollars nowadays.

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Re: Peterson photo archive
« Reply #9 on: April 10, 2019, 10:33:55 pm »
Pretty darn sure I see Bob Glidden.     Mini Trails.....not so much, I'm a Trail 70 man myself.  It is the big block of the bunch after all    lol
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Re: Peterson photo archive
« Reply #10 on: April 10, 2019, 11:06:39 pm »
This collection is immense. For example if you use a simple search and put in 1970 Winternationals --64 pages of pictures with 48 per page come up - over 3000 pics !   Very interesting to see that there was a large number of Ford products at that race. Someone put a lot of work in this presentation.
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Re: Peterson photo archive
« Reply #11 on: April 11, 2019, 11:59:06 am »
...Mini Trails.....not so much, I'm a Trail 70 man myself.  It is the big block of the bunch after all    lol

LOL.  If you're a big guy the Mini Trails can be a problem  :) 
Still, a big upgrade over what had been the standard mini-bike...a box frame with small wheels, a Briggs and Stratton lawn mower engine, and a centrifugal clutch.  The Mini Trail looked and felt more like a tiny motorcycle, with a 3 speed trans and foot-shift-on-the-left, just like the big bikes.  My grandfather bought my younger brother one, and I had an incredible amount of fun on that little thing...