Carroll Shelby at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, 1956

Summary

Carroll Shelby, Donald Healey and Roy Jackson-Moore traveled to Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1956 with a pair of heavily-modified Austin-Healey streamliners. Healey's supercharged car averaged 201.10 miles per hour, fulfilling his personal ambition to break the 200 mph barrier. The naturally-aspirated car driven by Shelby and Jackson-Moore set several speed and endurance records on a ten-mile circular course.

Carroll Shelby, Donald Healey and Roy Jackson-Moore traveled to Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1956 with a pair of heavily-modified Austin-Healey streamliners. Healey's supercharged car averaged 201.10 miles per hour, fulfilling his personal ambition to break the 200 mph barrier. The naturally-aspirated car driven by Shelby and Jackson-Moore set several speed and endurance records on a ten-mile circular course.

Artifact

Negative (Photograph)

Date Made

1956

Subject Date

1956

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2010.37.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Safety film

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 2.375 in  (all 3 negatives together make a total of 7")

Width: 2.375 in

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