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1975 Altamont Fair featured careening cars and more

Russell Case is all aboard an American Locomotive Co. “4-8-4” engine that was built in 1946. The engine made an appearance at the ’75 Altamont Fair.
Photographer: Gazette file/Jim Cassin
Russell Case is all aboard an American Locomotive Co. “4-8-4” engine that was built in 1946. The engine made an appearance at the ’75 Altamont Fair.
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Larry “Happy” Kramer was used to rides on the wild side. As one of the “Hell Drivers” in Jack Kochman’s Thrill Show, Kramer had no fear of the fast and the furious. Larry proved he was death-proof on Monday, Aug. 11, 1975, opening day at the Altamont Fair. During one of the team’s stunts, Kramer grabbed the roof of a speeding car and held on as the vehicle zoomed past the fair grandstand. Jack and ...

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