It was around the mid'90's when I had to go to the Marmon-Herrington factory in Louisville, Kentucky with a co-worker to pick up a part for the 4- wheel drive unit on our big electric utility digger derrick truck. When I heard the name "Marmon", I had immediately told our supervisor that they were probably responsible for the Marmon Wasp, winner of the first Indy 500. He said I was crazy. Lo and behold, when we entered their facility there was a huge portrait of the Wasp behind the reception desk.
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