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Race car on Thurlow Hill, Poland, June 17, 1911

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Race car on Thurlow Hill, Poland, June 17, 1911

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Fred W. Belcher powers his 60 HP Knox stock car, No. 15, over the crest of Thurlow Hill in South Poland on June 17, 1911. The Thurlow Hill Climb was sponsored by the Maine Automobile Association. Belcher drove an exhibition run over the two-thirds-mile course in 48.2 seconds. At one point his car sailed through the air an estimated 32 feet as later paced off by witnesses.

Other Information

  • Title: Race car on Thurlow Hill, Poland, June 17, 1911
  • Creator: Follett, W. H.
  • Creation Date: 1911-06-17
  • Subject Date: 1911-06-17
  • Local Name: Thurlow Hill
  • Town: Poland
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Black & White Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 7.7 x 13.5
  • Collection: Stanley Museum Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Stanley Museum
street: 40 School Street, mailing: PO BOX 77, Kingfield, ME 04947
(207) 265-2729

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