Bluebirds M/C White Center

Discussion in 'Motorcycle Talk' started by Pointman, Mar 8, 2011.


  1. Pointman

    Pointman
    Expand Collapse

    5,996
    0
    866
    Location:
    Puget Sound
    The year-- circa 1938. :devil:

    This is the "Bluebirds Motorcycle Club," which roared up and down the streets of White Center, Burien and all around the Northwest for years.

    The photo, owned by the Eyers family, was taken in front of a Gilmore Gas service station just north of the Triangle Tavern (where Center Tool Rental is now) at Roxbury and 16th Avenue in White Center.

    According to lifelong resident Chuck Eyers, the Bluebirds were nicknamed the "Gunnysacks," as an inside joke in deference to the larger, more organized Seattle "Cossacks" M/C club.

    The group, which included Chuck Eyers' father and mother Charlie and Ella Eyers (second from right,) rode their matching Harley-Davidsons to rallies on the coast and attended meets around the state through much of the 1930s.

    Ray Swanberg (3rd from the right) owned the Mobil service station just across the street from this location.

    http://www.highlinetimes.com/2011/03/07/news/1938-motorcycle-gang

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Rippn

    Rippn
    Expand Collapse
    Human Race Qualifier<br>FREE and clean

    10,791
    3
    1,266
    Location:
    soap lake wa.
    SALUD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    FREE and clean, Ripp'n
     
  3. PeteN95

    PeteN95
    Expand Collapse
    Moderator
    Staff Member

    12,097
    25
    1,278
    Location:
    Mukilteo, WA
    Great history, Pointman!
     
  4. InvisibleMan

    InvisibleMan
    Expand Collapse

    1,838
    0
    441
    Location:
    Seattle WA
    I live two blocks away from where that picture was taken. Now, I terrorize White Center on a blue motorcycle while people flip me the bird?
     
Loading...
Similar Threads Forum Date
STOLEN: 03 R6 White with Orange Wheels Tacoma-Puyallup Aug 7, 2015
2008 KTM 990 Super Duke White Motorcycles Jul 24, 2015
!!STOLEN!! White 2005 Yamaha R1 Motorcycles Jul 16, 2015
Fieldsheer 1 piece suit, blue and white, 46US Gear, Parts, & Accessories May 30, 2015
Gsxr 1000 05-06 Blue/white Gear, Parts, & Accessories May 15, 2015

Share This Page