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Video of The Mildred Invitational

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01 Oct 2006 01:44 #5518 by Greg Riley
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Click this link to see a short video of The Mildred Invitational. The best part is the Duesenbergs in action.
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02 Oct 2006 20:28 #5531 by Chris Summers
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Next year see if Mr. O'Quinn will get the SJ up to, say, 70 mph? :D

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02 Oct 2006 22:02 #5533 by Greg Riley
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I just thought it was cool to see both of them run! I understand that he actually drives some of his Duesenberg's regularly. I was told the dual corl phaeton is one of his favorites.
I've been fortunate to be invited to see the collection on four different occasions. I think he is up to 16 or 18 Duesenberg's and lots of Auburns and Cords. On my recent trip the Labrodette (Skiff) bodied Mercedes was parked immediately inside the lobby, with a line of 8 Duesenberg's right beside.
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02 Oct 2006 22:18 #5534 by acdclubadmin
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Greg Riley wrote: I think he is up to 16 or 18 Duesenberg's and lots of Auburns and Cords. On my recent trip the Labrodette (Skiff) bodied Mercedes was parked immediately inside the lobby, with a line of 8 Duesenberg's right beside. G


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02 Oct 2006 22:32 #5535 by Chris Summers
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Let's see...gobs of spendable cash...completely car-crazy...owns hundreds of cars...willing to share said cars with public...plans to open a museum... Folks, we may have found the natural successor to Bill Harrah!

And just as an interesting side note: J-487, Mr. O'Quinn's favorite dual-cowl phaeton, was 15 minutes from my house in the mid-1950s. If anyone has a working time machine, please PM me. :D

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02 Oct 2006 23:55 #5536 by Greg Riley
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All I know is Mr. O'Quinn's place has to be one of the coolest car collections on the planet! I always wanted to see Harrah's when I was a kid, and now the candy store has come to me...or at least to Houston anyway. :D

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