Tollgate, Automobile Race 3

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Dublin Core

Title

Tollgate, Automobile Race 3

Subject

Automobiles
Driving, Automobile
Hills
Men
Races
Rice, R. P.
Smith, A. C. Tuttle

Description

"Aug. 12, 1911 - The Ford automobile, driven by R.P. Rice of Seattle, winning the hill-climbing contest race between it and a Franklin, driven by A.C. Smith of Walla Walla, purse $2,000. The race started at the bottom of Vonderahe Hill and finished at Tollgate, 17 miles up the hill. It took 35 min. for the Ford, just 2 min. 40 sec. better than the Franklin."

Creator

Anonymous

Date

8/12/1911

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

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Identifier

2010.15.00446

Spatial Coverage

Tollgate, OR