A Simplex team driver out for a practice run before the start of the Motor Parkway Sweepstakes. This stock car race was held two weeks before the Vanderbilt Cup race to test out the course, timing equipment and crowd control for the the big race to follow. The Simplex was a big, double-chain drive 600…
A tired looking Mauri Rose and his mechanic Steve Gregory after winning a 100 miler at an unknown fairgrounds track on September, 14 1932.
An unknown sedan that has been equipped for rail travel, note the set of flanged and rubber shod iron and steel conversion wheels. We are counting on you readers to tell us all about this sedan.
A crew preparing for the 1960 Indianapolis 500. This car may possibly be equipped with a stock block V-8, judging by the length of the header tubes we can see. Hopefully a reader can ID this racing car and crew for us.
A wonderful view of a chauffeur with c. 1908 Pierce Arrow limousine, with Illinois plate no. 10291. The same number appears on the cowl lamps.
Babe Stapp in a Duesenberg above in 1931 at Indianapolis, preparing for the 500 and below in a Alfa Romeo practicing for the 500 on May,19 1939.
Impressive looking double pumps are seen at this Sterling Filling station. We are hopeful a pump expert can tell us more about these large machines.