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Updates

2021

 21-Jul     

     - Updated 2021 event schedule

     - Archived 2020 event schedule


 25-Feb

     - Updated Dixon's current picture on individual crew page

     - Added story "Dixon & the Telemetry Hat" to Dixon's crew page


2020

 21-Oct

     - Added Jon Osterberg's write-up: Proudest Record for Bardahl Crew?  Reliability.


 04-Oct

     - Ported over domain name and retired previous version of website & all content

     - Customized, 404, Access Denied, and Log-in pages


 27-Sep

     - Updated "Death to Turbines" with link to aviation version & original idea credit

     - Added tentative 2021 schedule to Events page

     - Ported over all captions to gallery items from prior website.


 20-Aug

     - Added Dragon Days info to home page

     - Added Jon's podcast interview to PR page

     - Updated 2020 event info on Events & home pages


  01-Jul

     - Added captions to all hull restoration photos

     - Added RR vs SpaceX Merlin engine info to engine page


  05-Jun 

     - Added article "Masters of the V-12's" about Dwight Thorn

     - Added detailed technical specs of Merlin engine

     - Updated 2020 event schedule


  15-May

     - Added Skip Schott & Burns Smith UNJ interviews


  20-Apr

     - Relaunched website with improved UI, porting over all same content


2019

  13-Oct

      - 100 MPH club updated for 2015 (speeds), 2018, 2019

      - Updated total run time table to current - Updated events main page for 2020 tentative & legacy years

    - Updated main page banner & news section

    - Added 2018 Nov/Dec Propeller Magazine cover to media section


2016

  07-Oct

    - 100 MPH club updated for 2015

    - Total run time table updated for 2015 & 2016

    - Archived 2015 & 2016 events and added 2017 schedule placeholder - Added 2013 photo galleries: Greenwood car show, Pasco, CdA, Chelan

    - Added Chelan 2014 photo gallery

    - Added Pasco & Chelan 2015 photo galleries

    - Added 2016 Pasco photo gallery

    - Added news articles to the Publicity page:

        - Ole Bardahl Inducted to Motorpsports Hall of Fame (2014)

         - Vintage Hydroplanes on Display (2014)

         - Miss Bardahl sets Vintage Speed Record (2014)

        -  Ballard's own Miss Bardahl Celebrates 50 Years at Lake Chelan (2015)

         - Miss Bardahl Rides Again (2015)

         - Local History: Hydroplane Racer Ron Musson Built for Speed

    - Updated RRHT link address and removed '82 Atlas link (webpage no longer active)

    - Added page for hull restoration year 2000. Galleries already up, clearer link structure


2015

  01-Dec

    - 100 MPH club updated for 2015 - Total run time table updated for 2015

    - Archived 2015 events and added 2016 tentative schedule 31-May

    - 100 MPH club updated for 2014.

    - Total run time table updated.

    - Archived 2014 events & added 2015 tentative schedule to main events page.

    - Updated links page.

    - Updated current crew page picture & crew members.

    - Added 2013 Crew of the Year Award write-up.


2013

  30-Nov

    - 100 MPH club updated for 2013.

    - Total run time table updated.

    - Archived 2013 events & added 2014 tentative schedule to main events page.

    - Updated links page.


2012

  15-Dec

    - 100 MPH club updated for 2012 & 1960's.

    - Added Ballard News Tribune article to publicity section.

    - Archived 2012 events & added 2013 tentative schedule to main events page.

    - Added photo galleries for 2010-2012.

    - Changed main page image 50 year banner.


  04-Feb

    - Added October 3, 2009 Lake Chelan photo gallery.


  15-Jan

      - Added Tri-City Herald article from July 2011.


  08-Jan

      - Changed cover picture for 50th anniversary.


2011

  31-Dec

    - Updated 100 MPH club for 2011

    - Updated copyright for 2012 

    - Added draft 2012 schedule

    - Moved 2011 schedule/gallery links to subpage

    - Added TRT spreadsheet

    - Added Mike Pronovost to the current crew page

    - Removed Unlimited Excitement web link (site no longer exists)

    -Updated link to the RRHT 22-Jul - Added Seafair 2011 to events section


  24-April

      - Added new 100 MPH club members from Seattle testing 2011

      - Removed Coeur d'Alene from 2011 schedule of events


  15-Feb-2011

    - Changed spring training date to 21-April-2011


  29 January 2011

    - Added 8 articles to the publicity section (2008-2010)

    - Added 2011 tentative schedule to the Events main page

    - Created archival 2010 events page

    - Updated main crew page write-up

    - Added April 14, 2009 Seattle test session photo gallery

    - Updated 100 MPH club with Pasco & Chelan 2010 members

    - Added July 24-26, 2009 Tri-Cities Columbia Cup photo gallery 2010 27


2010

  June 2010

    - Updated links page

    - Updated 2010 events schedule


  16 May 2010

    - Updated 100 MPH club from Chelan 2009 & Seattle 2010

    - Fixed bore size error on engine tech page

    - Updated main page

    - Added hyperlink to Facebook group on main page & updates page

    - Added 2010 events to events page & moved 2009 events to sub-page

    - Updated Ryan's biography

    - Updated Roger Kruse's pictures

    - Changed David's "then" picture on the crew bio page 2009 07


2009

  Sept 2009

    - Added Roger Kruse to the current crew page

    - Updated 2009 events & 100 MPH club

    - Added Facebook page for status updates - will no longer use yahoo group


  19 Apr 2009

    - Added link to test session video on main page

    - Added a story

    - Fixed links to open in new window on prior year run galleries


  31 Mar 2009

    - Added two new stories regarding the filming of the Camel commercial

     - Added 2009 tentative run schedule

    - Modified prior year event gallery layout 22 Feb 2009

    - Pictures from the 2008 Chelan event added to the gallery.


2008

  09 Oct 2008

    - 100 MPH club updated with Oct. Chelan rides

    - Pictures from Seattle test session added to the gallery

    - Pictures from the Issaquah exhibition added to the gallery

    - On-board videos from Chelan 2008 posted in the gallery

  24 Sep 2008

    - 100 MPH club updated with April rides

    - Lake Sammamish & Lake Chelan 2008 added to the events page


  03 May 2008

    - April 17 test session videos posted

    - Then & Now videos posted (new)


  11 April 2008

    - Added information regarding the April 17, 2008 test session on Lake Washington.


2007

  31 December 2007

    - Added Chelan event pictures

    - Added gallery for 2nd engine - Added hull restoration galleries for May & Dec. 2007

    - Added new info to engine page

    - Re-launched website with new design (implemented gallery2.0).


  07 October 2007

    - Added 9 new Then & Now comparisons

    - Updated ULHRA link on links page

    - Added 2 KNDU articles to the publicity section regarding Chelan


  02 October 2007

    - Added July 28, 2007 Tri-Cities Herald article to publicity section

    - Added July 28, 2007 Tri-Cities Citizen article to publicity section

    - Added 100 MPH club to events section

    - Added debrief, lap speeds, & pictures to Pasco event

    - Added Chelan, WA to 2007 events listing, created page, added description

    - Added current information to Dixon, David, Skip, Jon crew profiles

    - Updated 100 MPH club for Chelan rides - Moved history section (race results) to archives section

    - Added Aquatic Race Car article link (Motortrend 1962) to hull section

    - Added merchandise link to main navigation menu

    - Added prices to the merchandise

    - Posted updated restoration timelapse


  20 July 2007

      - Added MI parade pictures to events page

    - Added Pasco schedule to events page

    - Updated info & picture on Ryan Smith crew page

    - Added Dixon Smith interview with 710 KIRO to the publicity page


  14 July 2007

    - Added Events & Publicity pages

    - Added APBA link

    - Added Leo obituary to publicity page

    - Added 2005 BTF article to publicity page

    - Added Seattle Times, MI Reporter, & Bellevue Reporter articles to the publicity page

    - Added KNDU pre-Pasco article to publicity page

    - Changed main page picture

    - Added 2006 Norwegian Constitution Day Parade to events page

    - Added 2005 Boats that Fly to events page

    - Added June 7, 2007 re-launch to the events page 29 June 2007

    - Subscription for automatic notification of updates is available.

    - Added Engine overhaul section to restoration section

    - Added lower end overhaul pictures

    - Changed picture on main page to current running

    - Recreated crew pages

    - Updated Ryan Smith crew bio

  - Added Jon Osterberg to the crew page

  - Updated 2007 crew picture

  - Added Tri-Cities run info to main page

  - Added wheel case, banks, blower, final assembly to engine overhaul

  - Added trailer fire pictures, videos, & sound

  - Added Publicity & Media Relations (Jon Osterberg) to the contact page


  4 April 2007

    - Added Joe Bspivitch to the 2007 crew


  25 March 2007

    - Crew page dates updated

    - Bardahl television commercial added to videos page (bottom of page)

    - Added restoration gallery for April 14, 2001

    - Added restoration gallery for May 13, 2001

    - Added restoration gallery for November 25, 2001

    - Added restoration gallery for April 19, 2002

    - Added restoration gallery for June 17, 2002

    - Added restoration gallery for October 18, 2002

    - Added restoration gallery for February 7, 2005

    - Added restoration gallery for March 26, 2005

    - Added restoration gallery for June 3, 2005

    - Added restoration gallery for December 29, 2006 (co-listed in engine section)

    - Added restoration gallery for January 1, 2007 (co-listed in engine section)

    - Added Merlin cutaway pictures to the Engine section


2006

  12 October 2006

    - Added "One Lap in the Life of the Green Dragon" to the articles section

    - Photo gallery picture captions updated per Jon Osterberg's comments & corrections


  12 March 2006

    - Added October 2, 2005 restoration update

    - Added December 20, 2005 restoration update

    - Added 5 pictures to the 1962 photo gallery (Tahoe '62)


  18 January 2006   

    - Updated Miss Bardahl display location on the main page


2005

  31 October 2005

    - Added "How We Got Here" speech by Skip Schott


  27 August 2005

    - Added Restoration Time-lapse Video


  6 August 2005

    - Added 5 1966 cabover construction pictures

    - Added March 1966 Popular Mechanics Article on the cabover Bardahl


  23 July 2005

    - Added Restoration Update for May 25, 2005

    - Added 6 new Then & Now comparisons

    - Added 3 new Wallpapers

    - Updated Ryan info on crew page and hyperlinks


  18 July 2005

    - Added Restoration Update for July 10, 2005

    - Added Restoration Update for July 17, 2005

    - Added Museum of Flight display information to main page

    - Added Restoration Update for July 18, 2005 (MoF pictures)


  23 June 2005

    - Added 2 new pictures to the 1962-63 gallery

    - Added 2 new pictures to the 1964 gallery

    - Added 1966 Cabover Miss Bardahl gallery with 58 photos

  17 June 2005

    - Added 20 pictures to the 1962-63 photo album courtesy of Leo Vanden Berg and Troy Cain.

  - Added 2 pictures to the 1965 photo album courtesy of Jon Osterberg.

    - Moved to new domain: www.missbardahl.com

    - Changed email addresses for site


  26 February 2005

    - Modified Links page to represent current ownership of the sport

    - Added Restoration update for November 26, 2004

    - Added Restoration update for December 21, 2004

    - Added Restoration update for December 23, 2004

    - Added Restoration update for December 31, 2004

    - Added Restoration update for January 3, 2005

    - Added link to American Challenge Water Speed Record Team

    - Added Restoration update for March 1, 2005


2004

  12 December 2004

    - Added 1965 Bonneville Regatta to the Scrap Book (archives section)

    - Added 1965 Champion Ad to Ads section (from Boating Industry Feb. 1965)


  11 December 2004

    - Added Jon Osterberg's UNJ remembrance of Leo

    - Added direct link to Seattle Times article on Leo

    - Added link to Sleuthing the Dragon to the cosmetic restoration page

    - Added restoration update for November 24, 2004


  30 October 2004

    - Updated Leo's page with link to the Seattle Times article 28 October 2004

    - Added page on Leo Vanden Berg


  26 October 2004

    - Added the humor piece "Death to Turbines" under the engine section (after intro page)


  19 October 2004

    - Added Nox, ADI, Turbo-Compounding NACA Technical articles to the Engine section

    - Added link to Russ Wicks' American Challenge WSR Site

  5 October 2004

    - Added article Sleuthing the Dragon by Jon Osterberg

    - Added two new wallpapers to photo gallery/wallpaper

    - Fixed issues with deck wallpaper

    - 1963 Gold Cup, 1964 Tahoe video clips added

    - Added links for UHT and ULHRA to links page

    - Added Restoration Update for August 9, 2004

    - Added engine overhaul pictures to engine section

    - Added engine information from Aircraft Engines of the World 1946

    - Added info on subscription to the Miss Bardahl e-group to be kept up-to-date on the restoration, web updates, etc.


  1 August 2004

    - Added Restoration Update for July 29, 2004 10 July 2004

    - Added Restoration update for May 29, 2004

    - Added Restoration update for June 3, 2004

    - Added Restoration update for June 10, 2004

    - Added Restoration update for June 14, 2004

    - Added Then & Now #8 to Photo Gallery

    - Added Then & Now #9 to Photo Gallery

    - Updated Ryan Smith bio. on 2004 crew page 28 April 2004

    - Added Restoration update for April 26, 2004


  18 April 2004

    - Added Microsoft Bcentral free Hit Counter

    - Added brief note on hull status to home page


   24 March 2004

    - Added restoration update for March 22, 2004


  21 March 2004

    - Added Restoration Updates for:

      - March 3, 2004 - March 10, 2004

      - March 15, 2004

      - March 17, 2004

    - Added new Wallpaper selection

    - Modified description window on main page

    - Added 8 Video Clips to Archives (1965 Lake Tahoe)

    - Changed layout on Archives page

    - Added link to Ryan Smith's website on crew/Ryan Smith

  29 February 2004

    - Added retroactive restoration updates for:

      - March 2001 - March 17, 2001 22 February 2004

      - Added Feb. 21, 2004 Restoration Update


  13 February 2004

    - Added Feb. 13, 2004 Restoration Update


  11 February 2004

    - Added 2004 Feb. 11 restoration update 6 February 2004

    - Added 1964 Lake Tahoe to Scrap Book


  30 January 2004

    - Added Restoration update for January 17, 2004

    - Added Restoration update for January 23, 2004

    - Added pictures to the Engine Section (on Merlin Details page) - Added a Scrap Book section to the Archives

    - Added 1963 Madison Regatta Clipping to Scrap Book

    - Added 1964 San Diego section to Sc rap Book

    - Added 1965 Dakota Cup Clipping to Scrap Book

    - Added section "Bernie Little to buy Miss Bardahl" to 1965 Scrap Book


  11 January 2004

    - Updated Skip's picture on Crew page

    - Added over 30 photos to the 1962-64 gallery (from Roger Newton)

    - Modified 1962-64 photo gallery layout

    - Added Christmas cards to artifacts

    - Added crew picture to Dec. 3/11, 2003 Restoration update

    - Added Cosmetic Restoration page to the Restoration section

    - Added over 20 photos to the 1965 gallery


  07 January 2004

    - Added Restoration update for December 3 and 11, 2003

    - Added pictures to 1962-65 Photo Gallery

    - Added Restoration update for December 22, 2003

    - Added new Miss Bardahl Wallpaper (photo gallery -- wallpaper)

    - Added pictures to 1965 Photo Gallery (Seafair)

    - Added Bob Carver Construction gallery (photo gallery)

    - Updated Contact Information

    - Updated Dixon photo on crew page

    - Reactivated Unlimited Excitement Link

    - Added "Then & Now" Gallery - photo gallery, restoration, and history

    - Added Restoration update for December 29.

    - Added article "Bardahl Throws the Highest Roostertail" from the 1964 National Boat Racing Yearbook.

     - Added Bardahl "Dragnet Man" Decal to Artifacts (patches)

    - Added lighters, pins, and pit passes to artifacts section

    - Added Restoration update for January 5, 2004


  2003 06 December 2003

    - Added Restoration update for November 28, 2003

  22 November 2003

    - Added Restoration update for November 7, 2003

    - Added Restoration update for November 17, 2003


  1 November 2003

    - Added Restoration update for October 16, 2003 13

  September 2003

    - Added new pictures to 1962-64 photo gallery

    - Added new pictures to 1965 photo gallery

    - Added 1962 Harrah's Championship Results to History page.


  August 2003:

    - Added new links to links page:

      - 1982 Atlas restoration

      - Bardahl Chemical Corp.

      - Hydroplane Museum

      - Hydroplane History

      - 1955 Miss Thriftway replica

      - Vintage Hydroplanes

      - Added option to be notified of updates


  4 August 2003:

      - Added 2 new Champion Spark Plug ads


  23 July 2003:

    - Added 1965 article San Diego Cup from Yachting

    - Added 1965 article In the Pits with Miss Bardahl

    - Added 1965 article Ron Musson Named to Stan Sayres Hydro Hall of Fame

    - Added 1965 article Big Scene in Seattle

    - Added 1965 article Miss Bardahl from the Seattle Yacht Club's Binnacle

    - Added 1965 article Bardahl Triumphs at San Diego

    - Added 1965 article Ron Musson Wins his 3rd Gold Cup

    - Added 1965 article Bardahl Makes it 3 in a Row

    - Added 1965 article The Gold Cup

    - Added 1965 article "Old" Miss Bardahl wins at Seattle

    - Added 1965 article Exide wins another Diamond Cup

    - Added 1966 article Highlights from Propeller January 1966

    - Added 1966 article Highlights from Propeller February 1966

    - Added 1965 article The Winner - Miss Bardahl from NW Rod News

    - Updated the News on the home page

    - Updated 1963 article Miss Bardahl Cops the Gold Cup


  22 July 2003:

    - Added Artifacts section to the archives

    - Added 3 postcards

    - Added 2 pit passes

    - Added 4 patches

    - Added 4 Gold Cup pictures

  21 July 2003:

    - Added 13 new photos to 1962-64 photo gallery

    - Added 6 new photos to 1965 photo gallery

    - Added article 1964 All American Racing Team

    - Added article November 1965 Propeller Highlights

    - Added 2 new wallpaper options


  19 July 2003:

    - Added Restoration Gallery for Take-apart July 11 - August 11, 2002

    - Relaunched Restoration main

    - Added photo gallery for 1965

    - Added new photos to 1962-64 photo gallery

    - Added new photo of the Cabover Bardahl

    - Modified photo gallery main with thumbnails

    - Added Restoration Gallery for January 3, 2003

    - Added Restoration Gallery for January 7, 2003

    - Added Restoration Gallery for February 7, 2003

    - Restoration Galleries are now up-to-date


  18 July 2003:

    - Added Restoration Gallery for December 17, 2002

    - Added Restoration Gallery for December 27, 2002

    - Added Restoration Gallery for December 30, 2002


  17 July 2003:

    - Added Restoration Gallery for November 27, 2002

    - Relaunched February 28, 2003 restoration gallery


  16 July 2003:

    - Relaunched November 2, 2002 restoration gallery

    - Relaunched Hull Restoration main page

    - Added Restoration Gallery for November 11, 2002

  15 July 2003:

    - Added Technical Specifications to the Press Book section in the archives.

    - Added Race Results to the Press Book section in the archives.

    - Press Book is complete.

    - Added Pemco ad to the ads section in the archives

    - Relaunched April 10, 2001 restoration gallery. Added commentary.

    - Relaunched April 18, 2001 restoration gallery

    - Relaunched November 11, 2001 restoration gallery

    - Reformatted Articles main page

    - Relaunched December 26, 2001 restoration gallery

    - Relaunched January 2, 2002 restoration gallery

    - Relaunched January 15, 2002 restoration gallery

    - Relaunched October 2002 restoration gallery

 

  14 July 2003:

    - Added a page showing the recreated 1965 memorabilia

    - Relaunched delivery of boat page (restoration).

    - Added restoration gallery - June 24, 2000 "Initial take-apart"

    - Added Bardahl Racing History to the Press Book section in the archives.


  13 July 2003:

    - Reformatted the photo galleries

    - Reformatted press kit photos


  12 July 2003:

    - Relaunched ads page with new format

    - Added 1964-65 Bardahl Ad

    - Added 4 1964 Champion Ads ('64 Gold Cup)

    - Added 1965 Champion Ad - Added 2 1965 Champion Ads ('65 Gold Cup)


  11 July 2003

    - Added 1965 article Dakota Cup

    - Added 1965 article Diamond Cup

    - Added 1965 article Dixie cup

    - Added 1965 article Lake Tahoe Regatta Preview

    - Added 1965 article San Diego Regatta

    - Added 1965 article From Ogden to Madison

    - Added 1965 article 1964: Year of the Dragon


  8 July 2003

    - Added 1964 article President's Cup

    - Added 1964 article San Diego Regatta

    - Added Fred Farley's article The Miss Bardahl Story

  28 June 2003

    - Added 1963 article Are the Unlimiteds Limited?

    - Added 1964 article Harrah's Tahoe Regatta (1963)

    - Added 1964 article Governor's Cup 16 June 2003

    - Added one new story

    - Updated article on Lake Tahoe 1964

    - Added 1963 article Guntersville: City of Boat Racing Unlimited

    - Added 1963 article The Gold Cup Classic


  4 May 2003:

    - Added restoration galleries for:

      - January 2, 2002

      - January 15, 2002

      - October 2002 - November 2, 2002


  2 May 2003:

    - Added 1962 article Aquatic Race Car

    - Added 1964 article Costly World of Unlimiteds

    - Added 1964 article 1964 Gold Cup

    - Added 1964 article The Unlimited Scene

    - Added 1964 report from Lake Tahoe Regatta

    - Added new story

    - Re-launched Race Result page; added heat breakdowns

    - Re-launched Building the Perfect Dragon page

    - Added 1965 San Diego Race Results in History


  20 March 2003:

    - Updated the site so that it is viewable in 800x600 or higher resolution.

    - Added 1963 article Miss Bardahl Cops the Gold Cup.

    - Added description of Unlimited Hydroplane Racing to the press book in the archive section.   

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