This is a very rare photo of Ray Harroun and his mechanic Harry Goetz in a Marmon. This photo appears to have been taken at the Speedway in Indianapolis in 1910. The first two years of activities at the track were a variety of shorter races with 1911 being the first 500 mile event. Harroun driving…
Donald Herr is shown in his fully stripped National racing car, which won the Free For All at the Port Jefferson, Long Island, NY Hill Climb c. 1910-1912. The Free for all at that time, typically was the run for the big displacement machines. Photo courtesy of Bob Swanson.
I imagine in 1907 it might take a pretty girl or a Pope-Hartford Model L to get some people to visit Neodesha, Kansas. This is an original postcard that you could have made with any location printed on the bottom with the same photo at the top.
Here’s a 1901 Packard Model C with a 183 cubic inch single cylinder engine. It has tremendous torque, but six people is quite a load, even if at least four are women.
Women attendants above in Los Angeles and below at an unknown location, help customers pump their own fuel to save a little money.
Looks like this young gentleman is giving the spark lever one last look before he cranks over the 4-cylinder engine of his 1912 American Underslung.