The Third Place NY to Paris Zust.

The race was the grueling 22,000 mile New York to Paris race held in 1908. This is a seldom seen image of the Italian Zust which finished third to the Thomas Flyer and twenty two days behind the German Protos.

This scene shows the team arriving in a midwestern town and being greeted by a local citizen. Driving is Emilio Sirtori the engineer & driver

If you are unaware of the race it was a fascinating journey of man and machine and the trials and tribulations of travel during that period well worth learn more about.

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