1. Photos from Meadowdale, the Ghost Track of Motorsports

    Back in 1958, a new road course was opened in Carpentersville, Ill. Built by Leonard Besinger, a Chicago area developer, the track was famous for the Monza Wall and its long straight away...

    Ron Nelson Written by Ron Nelson about 3 years ago 1,269 reads 4 comments

  2. The Best Race Tracks of the '60s: Watkins Glen, Indy, Road America

    In 1956 I was on leave from the Coast Guard and had my first camera in hand As I arrived at Elkhart Lake in 1956, I took this shot—one of my first anywhere...

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  3. Chicago Bears and Wrigley Field: A Photographic Look at the NFL in the '60s

    I have had a number of my photographs of the Chicago Bears at Wrigley Field in the 1960s published in a number of books. A few are part of the permanent displays at Soldier Field, at Halas Hall in Lake Forest and in many private collections...

    Ron Nelson Written by Ron Nelson about over 3 years ago 1,101 reads 2 comments

  4. The 60's NFL Greats Who Played at Wrigley Field

    The Chicago Bears played a long time at Wrigley Field, from 1921 through 1970, and many of the greats played there. I was on the sidelines as a photographer during the 1960s when some classic matchups took place in the Friendly Confines...

    Ron Nelson Written by Ron Nelson about over 3 years ago 2,797 reads 7 comments