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The way it was: Scooter club -- 1959

Jul 8, 2012 Staff

Enthusiasm for fuel-efficient vehicles didn't begin with the green movement. In July 1959, a group of young Rivertonians founded the Vespa Club, which allowed ...


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Scooter club members storm a gas station in preparation for a ride. Their mounts made 100 miles per gallon. From left, Dick Fresorger, Lonnie Woodward, Tim Coleman, House, Rodney Osborne, Ted Davis and Chuck Van Brunt, pictured on July 9, 1959. File photo

Scooter club members storm a gas station in preparation for a ride. Their mounts made 100 miles per gallon. From left, Dick Fresorger, Lonnie Woodward, Tim Coleman, House, Rodney Osborne, Ted Davis and Chuck Van Brunt, pictured on July 9, 1959. File photo


Scooter club members storm a gas station in preparation for a ride. Their mounts made 100 miles per gallon. From left, Dick Fresorger, Lonnie Woodward, Tim Coleman, House, Rodney Osborne, Ted Davis and Chuck Van Brunt, pictured on July 9, 1959. File photo

Scooter club members storm a gas station in preparation for a ride. Their mounts made 100 miles per gallon. From left, Dick Fresorger, Lonnie Woodward, Tim Coleman, House, Rodney Osborne, Ted Davis and Chuck Van Brunt, pictured on July 9, 1959. File photo

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