Barney Oldfield Driving the Peerless "Green Dragon" Racecar, circa 1905

Summary

From 1904 to 1908, Barney Oldfield drove the Peerless "Green Dragon" at race meets and exhibition events throughout the United States. Some of these competitions took place at local horse tracks. This photograph shows the cigar-chomping racer speeding down a dirt-covered raceway.

From 1904 to 1908, Barney Oldfield drove the Peerless "Green Dragon" at race meets and exhibition events throughout the United States. Some of these competitions took place at local horse tracks. This photograph shows the cigar-chomping racer speeding down a dirt-covered raceway.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

circa 1905

Subject Date

circa 1905

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2005.108.16

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 3.25 in

Width: 5.5 in

Inscriptions

Handwritten in pencil on back of image: 37

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