Spring has sprung early


Ens. Edward L. Scharch
U.S. Naval Aviator WWII
(Photo March 14, 1944)
Coming soon in 2017


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 W. Baer
86th Infantry "Black Hawk" Division
Sgt. U.S. National Army, AEF WWI

(Photo ca. 1914)
Paul E. Stark house 1921
The Nakoma Neighborhood
Madison, Wisconsin

racing news

International Ice Racing Association (IIRA) 2017 Schedule
East Rush Lake, MN - Jan 7-8 and Jan 14-15 (Round 1 & 2)
Thunder Bay, Ontario - Jan 28-29 (Round 3)
East Rush Lake, MN - Feb 12 - Photos of Ice Race
(Note the 2017 IIRA season has concluded due to early thaw.)
Road America  Elkhart Lake, WI  2017 Schedule
Jun 15-18 • Chicago Region SCCA June Sprints
Jun 22-25
• IndyCar Series/Pirelli World Challenge. 2015 Ferrari crash analysis
Jul 20-23 • International Challenge with Brian Redman (vintage cars) races and Concours d’ Elegance. Photos by SAS from 2015 event
Aug 3-6 • IMSA, Continental Road Race
Aug 25-27 • Trans-Am SCCA Pro Series with ARCA and NASCAR.
Sep 15-17 • VSCDA Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival and race.
Central Division SCCA 2017 Schedule
Club Circuits: Autobahn (Joliet, IL) • Blackhawk Farms Raceway (Rockton, IL)
Brainerd Int'l Raceway (Brainerd, MN) • Milwaukee Mile (Milwaukee, WI)
Road America (Elkhart Lake, WI)
Brainerd Int'l Raceway, MN  2017 Schedule
May 26-28* • Land O' Lakes Region SCCA club race.
Jun 30-Jul 2 • Trans-Am Series, NASA road racing. Photos by SAS 2016
Sep 1-3* • Jack Pine Sprints, Land O' Lakes Region SCCA club race.
* Verify LOL SCCA events at:
Sports Car Club Activities in Minnesota
Land O' Lakes Region SCCA: Official LOL website and LOL MotorsportReg
Minnesota Autosports Club: 2017 Schedule (final)
msr   Online motorsport registration site.
Find events, venues, and organizations.
race hero   Live Timing & Scoring and Race Results
By Pukka Software





PHOTOS / Media


GENEALOGY has dismantled Family Tree Maker websites, much to the chagrin of individual genealogists. Genealogy of the Cutts Family is now on server where content is being regenerated.

Genealogy TOOLS
History LINKS
Madison's PAST
old brochures
Great resource for old brochures and manuals

blue convert
Automotive Ephemera
Ad art from the past 

GM Store
Official GM Media Archive Images

Span Boat Co.
Classic Fiberglass Boats
Brochure resource for old boats

Sports Car Racing



Photographed by Stacy
Includes my 1980s collection


Race Clubs and Circuits
t and s
Another web section by SAS
Pogoda pic
Road America's Early Days

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Elkhart Lake's
Historic Race Circuits
(Since 1950)
tcms race
Twin City Motor Speedway
Ghost track, 2-mile concrete-oval operated two years (1915-17) and went bankrupt. It once occupied the northwest corner of today's Mpls-St. Paul Int'l Airport.

monza 1

Monza History Project

Road Race Chassis Archive
Compiled by SAS
(Updates to come in 2017)


monza mirage
1977 Chevrolet Monza
ZX1 Monza Mirage Package

Olds 88 wagon

olds wagon

What's in your driveway?



'71 Chevrolet Chevelle
Mild mods to a Malibu




Road Rally!
Route map with instructions
more wagons Station Wagons