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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.
Virl and the "Lost Horse" - Back in 1993 or so, I met Virl while working Park Maintenance at the Almaden Quicksilver Park. It probably was before that at the Feed 'N Fuel, or at Big John's where I'd go for breakfast. I'd lived in Almaden Valley since 1966, gradua... read more
My 2nd dad - I spent almost all my teenage years with this man. He was my 2nd dad, home away from home. It was the early 70's and I would cut school almost daily to hang out with him and my horse. Oh, the stories. Him cooking in that little trailer. Our first ever... read more
Drop the flag! - Great man. My husband and I boarded at his ranch in Almaden for years. He was a wonderful man, taught my husband how to drive a team of horses and set up numerous ride n tie and chariot races in Quick Silver Park. He was quick with a grin or a wink of ... read more
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
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