Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum

We're racing through history!

June 2015 Blog Posts (1)

Team Spokane’s Humble Start Stirs Memories Of Hydro Fever

Reprinted from The Spokesman-Review

It was a perfect fit from the start.

The Pacific Northwest, the self-styled boating capital of the world, and unlimited hydroplanes, the world’s fastest fleet.

It’s a union that spawned hydro fever and in the fall of 1957. It spread from Seattle to Spokane, where the Miss Spokane - the U-25 Lilac Lady - rose out of a local fund drive.

The Miss Spokane was campaigned for four seasons of near-misses from 1958 through 1961…

Continue

Added by Hydroplane Museum on June 4, 2015 at 9:29pm — No Comments

© 2017   Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service