Tom Scheck  a.k.a. Shorty Burns

and the Snell Hisso


Hisso Specialist Tom Scheck a.k.a. Shorty Burns from St. Louis is shown here in the #35 Snell Hisso.  Burns had driven the car years earlier when it was the #1 Davis Hisso – Larry Sullivan photo



This photo of the Hisso engine in the Snell car was taken at De Moines, Iowa in 1939 – Bob Stolze collection



Tom Scheck a.k.a. Shorty Burns with Overton Snell’s Hisso at Middletown, Missouri in 1940.  Note that at this time the car was #55 – Jeff Adams collection