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Lexington Racing Pigeon Club, 1951

Posted on September 9, 2018 | in Uncategorized | by

Race-winning pigeons were viewed January 4, 1951 at a meeting of the Lexington Racing Pigeon Club at the Cranfill-Frey Company, 174 Sherman Avenue. Pictured from left to right are Raymond Cranfill, club race-secretary, who held his pigeon, which won a 600 mile race for old birds the previous year; Maj. M. J. Mrakava, of the Lexington Signal Depot, vice president; Dick Warren, club secretary-treasurer, who held his pigeon which won top honors in 1950 in a 500 mile match for young birds, and John Dinsmore, oldest member of the club. Dinsmore was the secretary-treasurer of the organization when it was founded in 1922. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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