Rod Millen at Finish Line, Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Pikes Peak, Colorado, July 4, 1997

Summary

First held in 1915, Colorado's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is known as the "Race to the Clouds." Cars climb 4,270 feet over the 12.42-mile race course. Drivers negotiate 156 turns along the twisting mountain route. Few of those turns are protected by guardrails, and some have drop-offs in excess of 1,000 feet.

First held in 1915, Colorado's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is known as the "Race to the Clouds." Cars climb 4,270 feet over the 12.42-mile race course. Drivers negotiate 156 turns along the twisting mountain route. Few of those turns are protected by guardrails, and some have drop-offs in excess of 1,000 feet.

Artifact

Slide (Photograph)

Date Made

1997

Subject Date

04 July 1997

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2011.125.17

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Photographs Gift of John G. Clark.

Material

Film Phototransparency

Technique

Photographic processes

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 2 in

Width: 2 in

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