Auto racing, Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1912
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Some early race cars pass by spectators on Old Orchard Beach at speeds exceeding 100 mph during a race around 1912.
The first organized auto races on Old Orchard Beach took place on Labor Day weekend in 1911 in front of crowds estimated at 50,000 people.
- Title: Auto racing, Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1912
- Creator: Tichnor Brothers
- Creation Date: circa 1912
- Subject Date: circa 1912
- Town: Old Orchard Beach
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Color Tinted Post Card
- Dimensions (cm): 8.8 x 13.5
- Object Type: Image
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