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2003 -- 2004 -- 2005 -- 2006 -- 2007 -- 2008 -- 2009 -- 2010 -- 2011 -- 2012 -- 2013 -- 2015 -- 2016

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    - Updated RRHT link address and removed '82 Atlas link (webpage no longer active)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

 

7 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:

    - Detail work

 

24 July 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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