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183Re: Re: Fred Hawk Speeder

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  • John Christensen
    Nov 21, 2002
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      Hi Keith - Here are a couple of photo's I took the other day of the speeder.
      Plan to do detailed measurements of it prior to removal to the museum.
      Thanks, John
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "kejwa" <keith@...>
      To: <NCNGRR@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2002 2:17 PM
      Subject: <NevadaCoNG> Re: Fred Hawk Speeder

      > Hi John,
      > You need to load the image into our photos or files section. If you
      > send it as an attachment, it gets stripped off by Yahoo. If it's
      > easier, you can send me the image directly and I will go ahead and
      > load it into the photos section for the group... Anxiouis to see it!
      > Thanks,
      > keith
      > --- In NCNGRR@y..., "John Christensen" <NCNGRR@O...> wrote:
      > > Hi Guys,
      > > Just sending along a picture of the Fred Hawk speeder or what is
      > left of it. Fred Hawk was an employee of the NCNGRR and later worked
      > for the telegraph company servicing the lines that ran along the NCNG
      > route. He used this little speeder that was powered by a Indian
      > motorcycle motor. We do not have a photo of this speeder as it
      > operated on the NCNG so if anyone has any pictures of a speeders from
      > Nevada County please let me know.
      > > The Motorcar Operators West group is looking at restoring another
      > speeder that is definitely NCNG and still has a the faded NCNG
      > stenciled on the side of the seat. Glen Ford is working on this
      > project for us and would like to have this Fairmont Speeder ready for
      > the grand opening next May 17th. It appears that this speeder had a
      > motorcyle engine also since it has a chain drive rather than a belt
      > drive.
      > > Again, any speeder photo's that might be NCNG would be most
      > appreciated.
      > > Thanks for your help in this matter. John Christensen
      > >
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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