Midget Photos Taken in

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

in the Late 1940s and Early 1950s

From the Photo Collection of Floyd Seago

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Clarence Brooks in 1946 or 1947

 

 

The #2 midget in the middle was driven by Clarence Merritt while the #23 at right was driven by Don Brown.  This photo was taken in either 1946 or 1947.

 

 

Red Hodges

 

 

#3 Angelo Howerton.  Is that #81 Neal Bisquite passing by on the outside?

 

 

Carl Oliver with his #3 Kurtis Kraft copy in 1950.

 

 

Buzz Barton in 1950 in a midget owned by John Zink  

 

 

Jimmy Reece on the inside in Carl Oliverís #3 Kurtis Kraft copy in 1950.  Click your mouse on the photo to see another showing where Reece wound up parking it on the guard rail.  That is Reece standing at right in that photo.

 

 

This photo of Bud Hemphill was taken on May 15, 1950.  Click your mouse on the photo to see another of this midget taken after Hemphillís fatal crash later that same day.

 

 

The #5 Gibson Offy in 1950.  Click your mouse on the photo to see another of Buzz Barton at speed in this midget.

 

 

Jimmy Reece during time trials in 1950

 

 

Bud Camden (in white) with the #9 Gibson Offy in 1950.

 

 

#7 Jimmy Reece and #3 Buzz Barton in 1950.

 

 

Harry Ross with his Offy in 1950

 

 

#33 Angelo Howerton at the old fairgrounds racetrack on the east side of Oklahoma City in 1950.  That is the #18 M. A. Walker Offy visible in the background.

 

 

 

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Midget Photos Taken in

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

in the Late 1940s and Early 1950s