Johnnie DeCamp

in the

#404 Merkler Special Hisso

 

Johnnie DeCamp is shown here in the #404 Merkler Special Hisso that he drove in CSRA sanctioned races throughout the Midwest.  DeCamp was fatally injured in 1940 on the high banks at Belleville, Kansas when the Fred Johnston owned Miller he was driving threw a wheel, flipped end over end through the fence and over a 30 foot embankment - Bruce Craig photo

 

 

 

This photo of Johnnie DeCamp in the #404 Merkler Special Hisso was taken in 1938 Jeff Adams collection

 

 

 

This photo of Johnnie DeCamp was taken in 1938 Jeff Adams collection

 

 

This photo of Johnnie DeCamp in the #404 Merkler Special Hisso was taken at Ft. Wayne, Indiana in 1938.  That is Frank Merkler standing at left and Dick Poiry wearing sunglasses and standing on the other side of the car Jeff Adams collection

 

 

The #404 Merkler Hisso is shown here in a CSRA sanction race on the high banks of Winchester, Indiana in 1939 - Don Radbruch collection

 

 

 A current photo of the #404 Merkler Hisso engine Jeff Adams collection