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Fred Marriott at the wheel of his Stanley Steam racing car

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Fred Marriott at the wheel of his Stanley Steam racing car
Negative #: 88-6476

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Fred Marriott at the wheel of his Stanley Steam racing car
Catalog #: 312,767, Accession #: 166,403
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From the Smithsonian Collection
Fred Marriott sits behind the wheel of the Stanley Steam racing car. This car was the first automobile in the world to go two miles in less than one minute. Marriott clocked two miles at 58 1/5 seconds on Daytona Beach in 1906.
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Date Made:
1906
Locations:
Florida
Note:
Daytona Beach, Florida

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