Thunder Road

Location: Barre
Tag(s): Auto Racing
Historical Category: Transportation History
Video Date: 05/10/18

Ken Squier opened Thunder Road in Barre in 1960. The track held races on Thursday nights, attracting workers from the local granite sheds who had been paid earlier in the day. Much has stayed the same over the years and the tradition of racing at Thunder Road continues today.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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