Board Track Racing, Altoona, Pennsylvania, 1923-1929

Summary

This photograph from 1923 shows the wooden "board track" at Altoona, Pennsylvania. By 1915, most automobile races had moved to purpose-built oval tracks.

This photograph from 1923 shows the wooden "board track" at Altoona, Pennsylvania. By 1915, most automobile races had moved to purpose-built oval tracks.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1923-1929

Creators

Wurth, Joseph 

Collection Title

Phil Harms Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.103.50

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 in

Width: 5 in

Inscriptions

Handwritten on back in pencil: #12

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