183Re: Re: Fred Hawk Speeder
- Nov 21, 2002Hi 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.
----- Original Message -----
From: "kejwa" <keith@...>
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!
> --- 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
> > Again, any speeder photo's that might be NCNG would be most
> > Thanks for your help in this matter. John Christensen
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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