Henry Ford and Spider Huff with the Sweepstakes Racer on a Detroit, Michigan Street, 1901

Summary

This photograph, showing Henry Ford behind the wheel of his first race car, the 1901 "Sweepstakes" racer, was taken on West Grand Boulevard in Detroit, Michigan. Ed "Spider" Huff is shown kneeling on the running board while holding on to the side of the car and staring forward.

This photograph, showing Henry Ford behind the wheel of his first race car, the 1901 "Sweepstakes" racer, was taken on West Grand Boulevard in Detroit, Michigan. Ed "Spider" Huff is shown kneeling on the running board while holding on to the side of the car and staring forward.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1901

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

84.1.1660.P.188.10038

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.25 in

Width: 10 in

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