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Carl Fisher Sighting!

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Well, OK, it wasn't the real Lincoln & Dixie Highway king. But when's the last time an actor portrayed him? Ever? These four gentlemen are portraying the four founders of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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(left to right): Arthur Newby, Frank Wheeler, Carl Fisher, James Allison.

 

A photo of the real guys (believed to be taken in 1911) is here:

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They were on hand for the Centennial Era Celebration Balloon Festival's balloon glow tonight at the speedway.

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Pat,

 

Ah, shades of days bygone!

 

Interesting the events that will bring out the re creators. Wonder how much business you could drum up playimg Fisher? :o:rolleyes: Maybe we are witnessing something big in the making!? :P

 

Dave

 

Keep the Show on the Road!

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I want to thank the Bremers for taking me out to Crown Hill Cemetery and seeing the burial vault of Carl Fisher. Sad to see there is nothing but the name Fisher on it. There is nothing else to explain his prominence.

 

Quite an interesting life that man led.

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Well, OK, it wasn't the real Lincoln & Dixie Highway king. But when's the last time an actor portrayed him? Ever? These four gentlemen are portraying the four founders of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

3493004286_4534916c7e.jpg

(left to right): Arthur Newby, Frank Wheeler, Carl Fisher, James Allison.

 

A photo of the real guys (believed to be taken in 1911) is here:

3492299361_71031e56f4_o.jpg

 

They were on hand for the Centennial Era Celebration Balloon Festival's balloon glow tonight at the speedway.

 

Looks kind of like Ron White is playing Carl Fisher...nahhhhh, not really. He doesn't have a glass of scotch in one hand and a cigar in the other!

 

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Well, OK, it wasn't the real Lincoln & Dixie Highway king. But when's the last time an actor portrayed him? Ever? These four gentlemen are portraying the four founders of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

(left to right): Arthur Newby, Frank Wheeler, Carl Fisher, James Allison.

 

They were on hand for the Centennial Era Celebration Balloon Festival's balloon glow tonight at the speedway.

 

Pretty cool!

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