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Braaaaaaap! Historic images of Casper motorcycle culture

Tim Oler with his specially built Triumph dragster motorcycle he rode for Casper Motorcycle Sales at the races outside of Casper, circa 1964. -- COURTESY DEBBIE SHEDDEN

Tim Oler with his specially built Triumph dragster motorcycle he rode for Casper Motorcycle Sales at the races outside of Casper, circa 1964.

COURTESY DEBBIE SHEDDEN

With the city smack between winding mountain roads and the widest open spaces, it's easy to imagine getting sucked into Casper motorcycle lifestyle.

Olive Oler, the first woman to be seen riding her BSA motorcycle around Casper, 1343 S. McKinley St., 1956. -- COURTESY DEBBIE SHEDDEN

Olive Oler, the first woman to be seen riding her BSA motorcycle around Casper, 1343 S. McKinley St., 1956.

COURTESY DEBBIE SHEDDEN

These classic images of the BSA dealership and Pronghorn Motorcycle Club races show Casper motorcycle culture going strong in the middle of the 20th century.  

Pronghorn Motorcycle Club race winners, 1956. Lloyd Oler is in the center. -- COURTESY DEBBIE SHEDDEN

Pronghorn Motorcycle Club race winners, 1956. Lloyd Oler is in the center.

COURTESY DEBBIE SHEDDEN

Many more historic photographs of motorcycles, plains, trains, automobiles and much, much more around Casper can be found in the Star-Tribune's new book, Volume II: Casper Memories!

Volume Two: Casper Memories: The 1940s, 1950s and 1960s Cover
Casper Star-Tribune presents Volume Two: Casper Memories: The 1940s, 1950s and 1960s

$44.95

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