Matile said the quarter-mile track brought notoriety to Oswego. Please log in to use this feature Log In. Most people in the region know Oswego as the home of the drag racing strip which used to function here in the past. The tearoom takes reservations, and the property can be rented out for special events. She enjoys traveling, art, reading, and outdoor activities in her free time. I only got to run that car in the "Chicagoland" PS class twice. Saturday marked her first chance to sit in the driver's seat of a running dragster, she said.
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Password Please enter a password for your user account. Excellent Good Average Bad Terrible. It'd probably be the onliest six cylinder there. The City of Lights 28 September The village population, according to the census, is 30, Oswego is looking for ways to stand out among the towns in the Fox Valley.
GC13X5G Oswego Dragway (Traditional Cache) in Illinois, United States created by 2 CBR
The drag days are celebrated today even though the strip has been closed for decades. One high school senior, back then, Bruce Kissee, who became my crew guy, told me some said I would not have a chance racing at Oswego. Driver nick names were in fashion then. I know this board's vision is to move us into the future Adam Edward Bugbee Roger L. The downtown area has dining, shopping, and historic buildings and homes. The Oswego Village Board has directed staff to research the cost to develop a branding plan that would include a review of its logo, marketing methods, motto and tagline, as well as revisions to the village's website content.
Owners soon learned that timing equipment, spectator amenities, and racer conveniences cost the most, but in the early days, Midwest drag strips were hardly more thana strip of pavement on a vacant piece of farmland, so none of those factors came into play. The land is owned by a venture managed by a trust in the name of Paul J. Ed Hettinger spoke about the radio commercials. Tee times can be booked online and Fox Bend can be reserved for a wedding or banquet. Looking down track in this shot from , you can see that the guardrails are still in place and the racing surface is in very poor condition, after just eight years of neglect. The complaints do not specify why the loans are allegedly in default. However, Oswego still enjoys an average of sunny days per year giving you plenty of time to enjoy a custom-built deck year-round.