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The Don Garlits Drag Racing Museum


Garlits Museum


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Inside the museum


Don with the dragster row


Some of Big's cars


Dick Craft's car "The Bug" is often refered as the very first dragster


Nice backdrop


Mini Swamp Rat


Don's artist rendering mounted behind the blue car


Rear engined old car


Car going up in the rafters


Don's first dragster


1957 Swamp Rat 1


Swamp Rat 1


Swamp Rat 4


Swamp Rat 6


Swamp Rat 6A2


Swamp Rat 7A


Swamp Rat 7


Swamp Rat 10


Swamp Rat 13 from the 1970 crash


Swamp Rat 13


Swamp Rat 14


Swamp Rat 18


Swamp Rat 18a


Swamp Rat 19


Swamp Rat 20A


Swamp Rat 24


Swamp Rat 25


Swamp Rat 26


Swamp Rat 27


Swamp Rat 28


Swamp Rat 29 and Ed Roth's Yellow Fang


Swamp Rat 33


Swamp Rat 34


Swamp Rat Ally


Nice view


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Some of the many Swamp Rats


A Smothers Brothers racing team car


Another view


Shirley Muldowney


Shirley Muldowney


Bob Sullivan


Bob Sullivan


The Piranah


Spirit of America


Don Prudomme


Mooneyham, Sharp and Faust


Don's streamliner


Connie Kalitta


Mooneyham, Sharp and Faust Streamliner

Garlit's crash in 1970 at Ascot that changed Top Fuel


Don's run was at Ascot (I was up in the grandstands that night even with the starting line and had a birds eye view of this shocking crash. Up until this race almost all of the rear engine cars were never really that competitive. As soon as Don recovered, he built what is still today the blueprint for all the top fuel cars still running)


On the gas


You can see the fire from the explosion


The cage is seperating and Don is almost upside down


A side view


A closeup before the explosion


Just about done


Here comes help


Don's in there. He lost part of a foot as I remember


The mess left


Another view

And here's some various art work


Art


Big Daddy


Poster


Art


Poster


Bobble head doll


Art


Banners for sale


Poster


Poster


Poster


Autograph


Poster


Big and an article


Fram filters


The Demon


Big Daddy book


Swamp Rat 1


Rods Illustrated


Hot Rod


World's fastest dragster


Big Daddy autobiography


Mopar


Museum collector cards


Big Daddy


T Shirt


T Shirt


T Shirt


Hat


Helmet


Fan card

Created 7/3/17

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