The Delagrange Hisso

 

ABOVE:  Bill Hooper of Decatur, Illinois is shown here in the car with Clarence Delagrange of Ft. Wayne, Indiana standing beside it.  The car was the former #5 Howe Hisso from St. Louis Larry Sullivan photo

BELOW, left:  The restored Delagrange Hisso as it appears today Jeff Adams collection

BELOW, right:  The Delagrange Hisso was equipped with an unique later model E-4 Hisso cylinder block Jeff Adams collection

        

 

 

Bill Hooper in the #100 Delagrange Hisso Larry Sullivan photo

 

 

Bill Hooper in the #100 Delagrange Hisso in 1940 Larry Sullivan photo

 

 

Clarence Delagrange and his Hisso Minnesota Historical Society collection

 

 

Clarence Delagrange (second from left) and his Hisso Jeff Adams collection

 

 

Clarence Delagrange used this unique trailer which was a framed tent on wheels.  A tarp cover was wrapped over the framing to keep the weather off of the racer.  This photo was taken at South Bend, Indiana on July 4, 1946  Jack Biddisen collection