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This Book is New And Covers
The 427 Ford Thunderbolt From
Late 1963 Through 1964.
Includes Shipping & Autograph
$15.00
To:
Dick Brannan
PO Box 1140
Dahlonega, GA 30533

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Great Ford History
Now Only $25.00 With Autograph
To:
Dick Brannan
PO Box 1140
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Includes Shipping

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Many photos throughout this WebSite were taken at the Ford test track area in Dearborn, Michigan by the late Joe Farkas.  Joe was the primary Ford Motor Company Photographer for all special activity regarding the company including performance cars and events.  At the track, we had our own 1/4 mile strip equipped with Chrondek timers and staging lights.  Very convenient since our office was located on the third floor of the Ford Division Headquarters building across the street.  At the time, it was mostly unknown where I worked.   

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HENRY BRADDOCK'S 596 TURBOCHARGED 1964 FORD FALCON AWARD WINNING SHOW CAR
(March 2014, Detroit AutoRama)

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"THUNDERBOLT" 50 Years Ago Starting 2014 

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Jay Leno and the Brannan-Hammes "Thunderbolt"

THE FIRST THUNDERBOLT

Cobra Jet Mustangs

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Dick Brannan’s racing career has to be one of the most interesting in Ford history. From his early years in the 1950s as a teenager in South Bend, Indiana where he started with a 1932 Ford Street Rod he built while in High School, to the third floor of the Ford Division Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan where he was selected to help organize and then head up the elite Ford Drag Team starting in the 1960s.

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Questions:  dickbrannan@aol.com

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