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Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

Fred Belcher in a Knox racecar, Poland Spring, 1911

Fred Belcher in a Knox racecar, Poland Spring, 1911

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Stanley Museum

Fred W. Belcher of Springfield, Massachusetts, sits in his 60 HP Knox, a six-cylinder stock racing car, in front of the stables at the Poland Spring hotels in Poland Spring.

Belcher, a professional driver for the Knox Company, was entered in the Thurlow Hill Climb in South Poland on June 17, 1911.

The Poland Spring resort served as headquarters for the races.