Fastest Men in the World, on Wheels, 1971

Summary

This book examines the quest for the land speed record. Images from the book show a converted vegetable stand where Bob and Bill Summers built Goldenrod, the vehicle that broke the land speed record for wheel-driven cars in 1965.

This book examines the quest for the land speed record. Images from the book show a converted vegetable stand where Bob and Bill Summers built Goldenrod, the vehicle that broke the land speed record for wheel-driven cars in 1965.

Artifact

Book

Date Made

1971

Subject Date

1971

Creator Notes

Written by Deke Houlgate and the editors of Auto Racing magazine

Collection Title

Book Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2010.0.12.13

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Dimensions

Height: 9.25 in

Width: 6.5 in

Length: 1 in

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