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3/26/2015 - Motor City Speedway - Warren Township - Wolfgang Kurth
I'm looking for the support from the numerous historians among you! I’m the owner of a 1950 Jaguar XK120 which spend most of her life in Michigan, in the Detroit area in particular! The “earliest” owner I got hold of (Alan G.

Boring, Farmington) bought the car in 1968/1969 car from a “lady racer” living in the Detroit area. This lady did run sped trials at Daytona Beach (must have been in the mid 50's). The car was painted in a fleshy colour and therefore was nicknamed Shrimp! In 1972 Alan sold the Jaguar to Steven Daniels, Clinton, who sold the car in 1973/1974 to either Michael A. Griffin, Southfield or David Cleavinger (?).

Does any piece of information ring a bell? I truely appreciate your support - waterwinterwonderworld is almost the last source of information! Thank you. Wolfgang..
3/26/2015 - Mt. Clemens Race Track - Mount Clemens - Wolfgang Kurth
I'm looking for the support from the numerous historians among you! I’m the owner of a 1950 Jaguar XK120 which spend most of her life in Michigan, in the Detroit area in particular! The “earliest” owner I got hold of (Alan G.

Boring, Farmington) bought the car in 1968/1969 car from a “lady racer” living in the Detroit area. This lady did run sped trials at Daytona Beach (must have been in the mid 50's). The car was painted in a fleshy colour and therefore was nicknamed Shrimp! In 1972 Alan sold the Jaguar to Steven Daniels, Clinton, who sold the car in 1973/1974 to either Michael A. Griffin, Southfield or David Cleavinger (?).

Does any piece of information ring a bell? I truely appreciate your support - waterwinterwonderworld is almost the last source of information! Thank you. Wolfgang..
3/24/2015 - Motor City Dragway - New Baltimore - gary smith
My family worked at MCD in the middle 75-78 Head tech and prestige my wife the tower(et)my kids the crossover booth and clean up. We did manage the track for a short while until rescued by John Broden and wife. we also raced a 68 GTX green.
3/22/2015 - Jeddo - Jeddo - Kevin juzysta
This was my Grandpa's track. I would be very interested in any photos anyone has.
3/20/2015 - Big Rapids Cinema - Big Rapids - John McDowell
Carmike announced plans late last year to demolish the Big Rapids Cinemas and build an 8 screen theater in the downtown area, and acquire neighboring properties for parking. Within the last 2 weeks, they announced these plans were being put on hold, in order to concentrate on larger markets.
3/17/2015 - Jackson Motor Speedway - Jackson - Doug Everts
Just wanted to add a littlie information to the post here My dad Art Everts was in fact President of JMS, Phil Collins was Vice president, Ed Todd and Ralph Stall were co owners of Jackson Motor Speed Way as I understood they were owners, maybe they all did lease it unknown. they did aquire the tract and open it in 1968 and as I remember sold it to Spartan speedway in 1972, I grew up there also a great palce for kids to grow up at. best memories for us all. My dad also had a car there #22 Phil Collins, Dutch Taylor and Ron Fenny were the drivers of it.
3/17/2015 - Pic Theatre - Hancock - MS
the pic was closed awhile ago and in 2010-2011 it became the Orpheum Theatre. It is also a pizza place called studio pizza. The orpheum host live bands and dances along with other venues. Both Orpheum and Studio Pizza are both doing well to this day.
3/17/2015 - Lode Theatre - Houghton - MS
Lode theater was closed a couple years ago. it has been converted into a a office building with a realitor inside it.
3/17/2015 - Raceland - Wilber - Ron Brown
Jack Goodwin passed away on Mar 7, 2015. RIP old friend.
3/13/2015 - United Artists Theatre - Detroit - Diana
Anyone still around that worked at The United Artists? What did you do and what Year?.
3/13/2015 - Motor City Dragway - New Baltimore - K Smith
Looking for anyone that may have a picture of I assume it would have been called a super gasser called Way Out Willy. I lived across the street from this sweet purple car and its owner when I was a kid on Macarthur in Redford Township West of Beech Between Grand River and 8 mile in the mid 60's until the early 70's. Any help would bring back a smile I will always have when I heard that car being tuned in the summer time as a kid.
3/9/2015 - Mt. Clemens Race Track - Mount Clemens - Jimmy & Barbara Gullett
I was asked to pass some information on to everyone from Eunice Goodwin today.

A very nice conversation, Jack went peacefully, although a battle up until. She says to tell everyone for the thoughts, prayers and kind words during this time. There will be a memorial service on Wednesday at the First Church of the Nazerene in Bradenton, Florida. Services at Toale Brothers Funeral Home.

In liu of flowers, donations can be sent to Tidewell Hospice in Florida. Jack was 85 years old..
3/8/2015 - Motor City Speedway - Warren Township - Randy
It is sad news that I am posting, legend and Michigan Hall of Famer, Jack Goodwin has passed away. Awesome driver and even better person. saw him race for many years in numerous vehicles and always could gain a checkered flag God Speed Jack.
3/8/2015 - Mt. Clemens Race Track - Mount Clemens - Randy
It is sad to report, but legendary and Michigan Hall of Famer, Jack Goodwin passed away. Such an awesome driver, but even a better all around person. God Speed Jack.
3/8/2015 - Mt. Clemens Race Track - Mount Clemens - Jimmy Gullett
Sad News Jack Goodwin has gone to the big Race Track in the sky.
3/8/2015 - Wayne Drive-In Theatre - Wayne - Kevin Rumpz
I worked at The Wayne Drive-In back in the late 70's while I went to Wayne Memorial HS.

My boss was Mr. Hallman, and his son Mike was in charge of the ushers at the Wayne Drive-In 2. I started out as an usher and then was a ticker taker at the box office up front. I worked with some great guys, Virgil Berrian, Pat Potter, Rick Cassidy, Mark Grimm and that sweet old lady in the ticket booth and for the life of me I cant remember her name.

I was my first real job and I was a blast. It's a shame its no longer there..
3/8/2015 - Clawson Theatre - Clawson - Steve W
Guardian Angels Church used to have mass there on Sundays while their new church was being built. Matinee on Saturdays, mass on Sundays. Around 1960 give or take.
3/8/2015 - Lake Lansing Amusement Park - Lansing - Ron Rowe
Been across the Lake 43+ years.

Got home from nightshift 2am in mid '70s & got a phone call from a neighbor: LOOK OUT YOUR WINDOW, THE ARCADE IS BURNING! Incredible sight, as one of the LAST VESTIGES of THE PINE LAKE AMUSEMENT PARK met it's fate. Housing a few Arcade Pinball machines near the door, the rest was partitioned off as storage. The 'End of the End' as the few remaining features: Dodgem, Tilt-O-Whirl & Carousel were closed & sold, along with the property. HOWEVER, As Lake Lansing Park South, the site lives-on as a place to play.

COME TO THE FREE BAND CONCERTS every Friday evening, picnic on the grass in front of the AWESOME BAND SHELL & enjoy as the Legacy Lives-on..
3/8/2015 - Royal Cinemas - Marquette - Thom
Closed June 2014.
3/5/2015 - Tri-City Dragway - Saginaw - Buzz Sodeman
Have tried unsuccessfully to find anyone who has pictures of cars that ran at TriCity and are willing to sell, if you have some please contact me at zz47kats@live. com.
3/5/2015 - Tri-City Dragway - Saginaw - Buzz Sodeman
Hey Thunderhead, are you the same Gary Sterling that had the push button Dodge Dart that qualified for the Nationals in Indy and in a tune-up at Ubly had someone crash into it? You were also a friend of Art Warrington who was my neighbor on Emily Street.
3/5/2015 - Riverland Amusement Park - Sterling Heights - Robert
I used to work here every summer when it was Utica Amusement Park. I thought it was Super Fun!!! After work most of the people working there would hang out until the next afternoon. One thing I will never forget is during one picnic a group of small kids found a dead body of a (presumed) homeless man in the woods. My sone also had the opportunity to work there when he became a teenager also.
3/3/2015 - Prairie River Speedway - Centreville - Doug Austin
I have over Six hundred 8x10 pictures of cars that raced in 1953- 54 on this track. Doug.
3/3/2015 - Tawas Drive-In Theatre - East Tawas - Janice Kitchen
This was my family's drive in! My sister and I spent many years working in the box office, we always had a summer job.

There was so much to do - in the mornings we picked up the prior evenings trash people tossed out of their cars. We took the old popcorn home and fed it to the birds. Lots of lawn mowing, painting, cleaning, repairs. Replacing stolen speakers.

you know who you are! My dad could do most tasks himself, he taught me so much. One thing I recall he couldn't do was repair the neon signs, if one was was broken we made the trek to Saginaw to the repair shop. I have so many great memories and realize now how special and unique this business was. Our family took so much pride in this theatre.

Thank you to all who came out, we enjoyed serving all of you!..
2/27/2015 - Beverly Theatre - Detroit - Norene
I believe I saw all the Elvis Pressley movies at the Beverly Theater.

Oh my God me and my sisters, walked up on Grand River from our home (on Prairie St. ) every Sunday to go to the show. It had to be around 1965 - 1967. What memories I went to Tappan Jr.

High School, so I was 12 years old in 1965, and my parents allowed me (as the oldest girl) to have freedom and responsibility..
2/26/2015 - Northgate Cinemas - Hazel Park - Kevin Jordan
This cinema consisted of TWO auditoriums and it was also joined to Time Zone Arcade. Admission was 99 cents for movies at the time. I used to walk to this cinema and the arcade all the time but was forced closed because of the violent fights that occured in the arcade pool table section and from frequent complaints called in to the Hazel Park Police Dept. The cinema didn`t stay open for too long after since the closing of the arcade, that drew in most of the traffic for the cinema.
2/26/2015 - Northland Theatre - Southfield - Michael Kirkland
I was one of the original ushers hired at the theatre.

Our grand opening was September 16, 1966. I remember a champagne party taking place prior to the opening. There were local celebs, news media, etc. Torn Curtain was our first cinema.

I worked there until 1968, Funny Girl was still playing. Eugene Grouix, sounds like grew. The Solone brothers were the owners of the theatre chain at the time. My starting rate was $1.

15 per hour, usherettes were hired at $1. 05 per hour. Gene (Mr. Grouix) hired handsome ushers and beautiful usherettes, I think eye appeal was paramount, due to Northland being the flagship of the theatre chain.

Gene was the best of the best, I've yet to see someone as fast on an adding machine, the paper was a foot long in minutes! Gene was also the best guitarist I've ever seen, and I've seen them all. Genes manual dexterity was almost unbelievable. He played the Grand Ol Opre, Motown, and I don't know how many others. I asked him why he quit playing, he told me he couldn't sing, and that he was tired of doing all the work (Lead guitar) and the singer getting all the girls.

I have a lot of fond memories from working at the theatre. Email me if there's anything you'd like to know. By the way, we seated 1474.
2/26/2015 - Alger Theatre - Detroit - Barney Theisen
I am a member of the Friends of the Alger Theater. If anyone has pictures of the inside of the theater it would be appreciated if you could share them here. Also, if there are any additional photos of the exterior of the theater they would be appreciated as well. Thanks.
2/26/2015 - Manistee County Fair - Onekema - Trevor Harvey
The Michigan Dirt Cup Tour has scheduled a race there on Aug 08 2015, the modifieds will race for $1,500 to win and $200 to start.
2/26/2015 - Sunset Speedway - Port Huron - James Dondineau
I seen Bob Krupa say something about Jack Donahue.

He was my grandfather. Jack (Donahue) Dondineau. He once told my dad thats what he went with because nobody said it right. Thought that it was kinda funny.

Anyway im looking for any pics of him because my dad only has a couple and i would like to find some so he could see them. I also will try and post the pics we do have. If anyone could hep point me in the right direction i would greatly appreciate it. Thanx.

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