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Stories - truths and tall tales
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This page displays a growing list of stories about Virl Norton submitted by his friends, neighbors and ride partners. If you have a story (fact, fiction, funny or tall tale) of your own to share, please take a moment to submit your story to this page.
I trust you - In the early 1980's I drove my 1972 International pick-up truck and home made horse trailer to compete in a 50 mile endurance race in the San Jose area. I made it there, with my 5 year old daughter and 13 year old baby-sitter, but blew out a tire on... read more
Big John's - Well, I was resident farrier at Al Amaya's Lazy A Ranch for several years back in the mid-seventies, and drank coffee w/ Virl every morning he was in town, not off either working on the road painting stacks & flagpoles, or running a race... Vi... read more
He gave me my first real job - I've not seen any information about Virl Norton as a steeplejack, yet he gave me my first real job as a painter's assistant (on the ground) while he painted tall smokestacks from a boson's chair in Sacramento. I remember that he told me ... read more
virl sold me Rambo - I met Virl at a Quicksilver ride meeting. We became friends and I was later in the market for a horse. He had about 18 horses for sale at the time and he said pick one. The next week I drove to his ranch and opened the gate to go up to the trailer. The ho... read more
How I met Virl - I have always loved horses and had been taking riding lessons for a few years at Lazy A ranch in California from Gabe Davida. I first met Virl Norton at "Just Breakfast" on Monterey Road in California. He had driven to the restaurant in a bugg... read more
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