Race car, Old Orchard Beach, 1912

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Race car, Old Orchard Beach, 1912

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Auto racing at Old Orchard Beach began in 1911. The start and finish line was the pier. Googins' Rocks was the southernmost turning point.

The car in this image sports an E-M-F insignia, indicating a car manufactured by the Everitt-Metzger-Flanders Company.

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  • Title: Race car, Old Orchard Beach, 1912
  • Creation Date: 1912
  • Subject Date: 1912
  • Local Name: Googins' Rocks
  • Town: Old Orchard Beach
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.1049
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media
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