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Vintage Trapshooting Pictures

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by puablo, Jul 2, 2010.

  1. puablo

    puablo Well-Known Member

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    DadandOrlich002-1.JPG Posting some vintage pictures of some Eastern Trapshooting history...if you have some post them. The first picture is from the Eastern Zone at Thurmont, MD in 1963. The squad set a new world record doubles score of 490 X500, which stood for many years. It was also the first time 2 shooters broke 100 straight in doubles in the same squad. Squad consisted of John Parks(Mass), Frank Little(NY), Ted Philipbar(NY), Nick Egan(NY), and Harry Willsie(Que.). Little and Willsie broke the 100s. John Parks is still living...he's about 93. What a nice guy he is! One of my all-time favorite shooters! He plays pool at his local Elks Club every day! Post any good old pics you may have.
    Jeff Philipbar/puablo
     
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  2. puablo

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    GeorgePleasantonLittle001-1.JPG This picture is taken when these guys were very young. First guy I don't know...
    Dave George is 2nd, Frank Little, and Leon Pleasanton. These guys were great shooters. I grew up with Dave George's sons; we shot together when we were juniors- great family! (by the way...did you notice, some things never change-look at the trophies! You get lucky and win...PRICELESS!)
     
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    DadandOrlich001-1.JPG The next picture is of my dad, Ted and Dan Orlich at the NYAC back around 1960.
    Dan is an amazing guy, a true gentleman. My dad wasn't small, a tough marine, about 6'2" in those days, and Dan makes him look small!
     
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  4. shotgunpeople

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    Thanks Jeff for some great pictures.

    Copies of pictures like these belong in local States Halls of Fame. These are what the HOFs are all about.

    I will be talking with you next week, and donating one to the NYSATA that I believe you and others will enjoy.

    Dave in SC
     
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    Thanks for sharing that peice of history with us Jeff!!

    Hap
     
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    Great seeing those. Thanks a lot!!
     
  7. puablo

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    Thanks guys, glad you liked em...c'mon, somebody else must have some good oldies to share! puablo
     
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    Puablo, your dad is the only man i ever knew when he opened his mouth EVERYONE listened. They were all afraid not to! He was certainly a well respected Jar Head. EB Thanks for the pictures.
     
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    Thanks, EB
     
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    Thanks for sharing a piece of history.
    Vic
     
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    Great pictures, guys! We need more of em. Who all is in the photos of the squad and the other pic? I recognize Rudy Etchen, who else?
     
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    Here's a photo from around the turn of the century (1800s to 1900s). I know nothing of the club but have saved the photo for some time.
     
  14. shotgunpeople

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    Rick N.'

    I sent a copy of your second pic to a friend and asked if he could identify any of the men.

    He "Thinks but not sure" that is Bob Allen next to Rudy, and Maynard Henry beside Merle. The middle gentleman he didn't know.

    Fun pictures, thanks...Dave in SC
     
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    Could be Phil Miller next to Rudy. The HOF website is not operating so no pic of Phil is available.
     
  16. need to shoot more

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    Buena Vista in Southern N.J.?
     
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    Indoor trapshooting anyone? A pic from a part of a magazine I acquired at a garage sale.

    Do you think you could have a trapshoot in Madison Square Garden today?
     
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    RickN,

    In the first picture you posted -

    Marvin Driver from Iowa is on the far left.
    Don Mackerman from Iowa is the guy in the middle with the dark shirt.
    On Don's left is Merle Stockdale from Iowa.
    I think the lady in front of Don is Mary Medows from Iowa.
     
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    RickN,

    In your second picture, the guy in the middle looks like Bueford Bailey from Montana.
     
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    Phil Miller is next to Rudy Etchen in that photo. The other photo from Rick shows some of the 1st Iowa Hall of Fame inductees from July 31 1970. Back row- Marvin Driver, Dewey Voss, Don Mackerman & R.J. Fisher representing his father, John. Front row- Harold & Hilda Hesse, Mary Meadows & Mrs. R.O Davis for her late husband, Boots.
     
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