Illustration by Steve Michaels  



green lake
Green Lake, Wisconsin
Summer vacations and local history
 Ensign Edward L. Scharch
U.S. Naval Aviator WWII
(Photo March 14, 1944)
Family Trees 
* Family Tree Maker (FTM) website
is being deprecated.

Genealogical Resources 



T/Sgt Richard G. Scharch
303rd BG, 8th Air Force
U.S. Army Air Force, ETO WWII
(Photo ca. 1944)


Lt. (jg) George J. Scharch

US Naval Aviator, USNPF WWII
VP/VPB-61, FAW-6, NAS Kodiak, AK
(Photo ca. Sep 1943)


1/Lt Richard F. Baer
487th BG, 8th Air Force
U.S. Army Air Force, ETO WWII
(Photo June 1944)
Raymond William Baer
Sgt. 86th Infantry "Black Hawk" Division
U.S. National Army, AEF WWI

(Photo ca. 1914)

Madison WI's Past 

History Scrapbook
Nakoma School & Neighborhood
Compiled by Stacy Scharch
Historic Images of Nakoma
Wisconsin Historical Society
Erwin and Claire Tiffany residence
1001 Seminole Hwy (built 1926)
Over 300 photos sorted by most recent
Nakoma Property Records
Architecture & History Inventory
Wisconsin Historical Society
Walter & Dorothy Schar Residence
4133 Mandan Crescent (built 1929)
Some 687 historic property records


racing news

Sports Car Club of America  SCCA official website
Central Division SCCA  CenDiv official website CenDiv 2024 Schedule
CenDiv Circuits:  Autobahn (Joliet, IL) • Blackhawk Farms Raceway (Rockton, IL)
Brainerd Int'l Raceway (Brainerd, MN) • Road America (Elkhart Lake, WI)
Land O'Lakes Region SCCA  official website and LOL 2024 Schedule all events
SCCA Club Races at Brainerd Int'l Raceway, MN •  Race Photos by Stacy
May 25-26  "Sharon & Harvey West, Memorial Day Classic" SCCA Club Race
Aug 24-25  "Jack Pine Sprints" SCCA Club Race
Road America  Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin  2024 Road Racing Schedule
Jun 6-9  NTT INDYCAR SERIES Grand Prix
Jun 21-23
  The 69th Chicago Region SCCA SuperTour "June Sprints"
Jun 28-30  Trans Am SpeedTour pro racing
Jul 13-16  WeatherTech® International Challenge with Brian Redman
Aug 1-4  IMSA SportsCar Weekend, GTP, LMP2, GTD Pro, GTD
Aug 16-18  Fanatec GT World Challenge America
Oct 4-6  SCCA National Championship Runoffs!
Autocross and Ice Racing
International Ice Racing Association (IIRA): Website Events IIRA Photos
Minnesota Autosports Club (MAC): Website MAC Event Schedule
msr   Motorsport Registration
Largest motorsports events calendar used by countless organizations like SCCA and others.

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Lock & Dam No. 1 (Ford Dam)
Minneapolis / Saint Paul, MN
By Stacy Scharch
The first hollow core dam built by U.S. Army Corps 1907-1917 and 1929. Henry Ford built the hydroelectric power house in 1924 for his new assembly plant in St. Paul, MN.
Lock & Dam No. 2 (Meeker Dam)
Minneapolis / Saint Paul, MN
By Stacy Scharch
Historic Lock & Dam No. 2 (Meeker Island) was short lived. Now gone, it opened in 1907 and was demolished in 1912 in favor of a single high dam with hydroelectricity just downstream, called Lock & Dam No. 1 (Ford Dam).
Bridges and Structures
Mississippi, Minn. and St. Croix rivers
By John A. Weeks III
Collection of road geek pages featuring a unique compiling of major highway and railroad river crossings, dams, and other structures on the Mississippi, Minnesota, and Saint Croix rivers.
By Christopher J. Bessert
A complete list of every state trunk highway designation ever used in Wisconsin, from 1917 to the present.

monza mirage   malibu
1977 Chevrolet Monza
ZX1 Monza Mirage Package
  1971 Chevrolet Chevelle
Mild mods to a Malibu
Olds 88 wagon   mitsubishi

olds wagon

What's in your driveway?
  Road Rally!
Route and instructions
Automotive EPHEMERA
 blue convert    more wagons
A Museum of Mid-century Illustration 
  Station Wagons
old brochures
 Great resource for old brochures and manuals
GM Store
Official GM Media Archive Images

Classic Fiberglass Boats

Span Boat Co.
Classic Fiberglass Boating Enthusiasts Community
Resources and old brochure collection
(Wrap your ass in glass!)

RACE Circuits

Motorsports Photography by Stacy
Land O'Lakes SCCA at Brainerd, MN
Race photos from 1980s
Road America • Blackhawk • Milw Mi
SCCA • IMSA • Midwestern Council

By Stacy Scharch
International Ice Racing Association
IIRA photos by Stacy at
Clubs and Tracks
t and s
Timing & Scoring the SCCA way
Motorsports Series
Monza Hist Proj
Monza History Project
IMSA GT Chevrolet Monza Archive
By Stacy Scharch

Elk Circs
Elkhart Lake's Open Road Circuits
Village of Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
hrc Elkhart Lake's
Historic Race Circuits
Preservation Society
r/a logo
Pogoda pic
Road America's History
Elkhart Lake, WI - 1955-present
By Stacy Scharch
tcms race
Twin City Motor Speedway
Ghost track in Minneapolis, MN 1915-1917
The short lived 2-mile concrete oval
preceded the current MSP Int'l Airport

Ford Auto Assembly Plants
Twin Cities
Ford 1st MN plants
Old Ford Assembly Plants
Minneapolis and Saint Paul MN
1912 - 1925
TCAP plant
Ford ass'y plant construction 1925
Saint Paul, MN - 1925-2011
Last updated on April 3, 2024