These photos, taken May 12, 1926, show the first Bugatti imported into the US. This is a 1913, with engine no. 500 (8 valve, 10hp). While the original owner has not been verified, we do know that in 1915 the car was registered to Ray Slater of Boston. By the time these photos were taken,…
Two great images of French Motorcycles on a board track, the top postmarked 1906 and the bottom from 1908. Earlier we looked at a very similar belt-drive track cycle.
This photo was brought to our attention after the recent post on the plane and the car shown ready for take-off. Zeke Meyer was a racing driver and this car could very well have been his racing car, as in the earlier post you can see the Sunoco signage on it’s side. I would assume…
Street scenes from 1934 above and 1940 below, showing the the large influx of snowbirds.
A wonderful set of photos from 1951 Le Mans race, taken by J.Frederick Smith who photographed the Fitch-Whitmore Lemans Special we featured last week. The photos are courtesy of his son Sean S. Smith.
Photo above of John Fitch with an unknown sportscar and below, the 1952 LeMans pit when Fitch drove there for Briggs Cunningham. J. Frederick Smith Photos courtesy of Sean A. Smith
The words “Mercer raceabout” don’t usually conjure up conservative images. We tend to think of speedy T heads and daring drivers. But here we have a very conservative 1922 Mercer L head roadster and golfer that seem fit for each other.