This sign pole and empty sign frame is all that remains of the Waukegan Speedway. This 1/4 mile oval track opened in 1949 and closed in 1979. The property has been vacant since the speedway was bulldozed.
Abandoned, Raceways - Car, Art - Advertising, Signs, Billboards and Writing
The original dirt racing surface was paved after the 1968 season. It reverted back to a dirt track in 1978.
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