Charles Waldo Barnett
1905 – 1947


This photograph of Waldo Barnett of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma was taken on July 4, 1934 at Hutchinson, Kansas.  The car was owned by Posey Reeves, also of Oklahoma City, and is the car that Waldo drove for Reeves at Winfield, Kansas in 1934 and 1935 – Charles Pauley collection


This car was a powered by a D. O. Fronty that car owner Murray Earl had gotten from Leonard Kerbs of Otis, Kansas.  Pictured left to right are: Ted Davis, Bud Bennett, Murray Earl, and Waldo Barnett.  This photo was taken in the early 1930s on the Kansas State Fairgrounds racetrack at Hutchinson, Kansas – Jack Earl collection


Waldo Barnett in 1937 – Jack Earl collection



Waldo Barnett of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in a DO Cragar owned by Morris Garnard.  Click your mouse on the photo above to see another photo of Barnett in the Garnard DO Cragar taken at Belleville, Kansas in 1937 – L. A. Ward photos from the Don Radbruch collection


Waldo Barnett, right, with Jack Earl
Waldo was fatally injured in a racing accident at Ord, Nebraska in 1947.  Click your mouse on the picture above to see a photograph of a blue D. O. Fronty Ford that Waldo flipped at Belleville, Kansas while driving for Jack's father, Murray Earl, in 1936 – Roy Eaton collection

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