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1973 NSRA Nats - Tulsa, Oklahoma


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In keeping with Red's idea of posting old events, here's the very first hot rod event that I ever attended. Just so happened it was in my hometown. I was not yet of driving age (got my license 5 months later), so my parents were gracious enough to take me. Up until this point, I had only seen an occasional hot rod - mostly '55-'57 Chevies with an occasional early Ford rumbling down the streets of Tulsa. This show absolutely blew me away!

Here are some pics that I took. Forgive the camera quality, it was an old Brownie !

As you know, T-buckets were the rage. Here are a couple of well-built examples from California; Volkswagen and Chevy-powered: