1906 Locomobile "Old 16" in Vanderbilt Cup Race, Long Island Parkway, October 24, 1908

Summary

Driver George Robertson and riding mechanic Glenn Etheridge won the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup with a 1906 Locomobile. It was the first American-built car to win America's first great automobile race. The Locomobile competed while wearing race number 16, and it's been known as "Old 16" ever since.

Driver George Robertson and riding mechanic Glenn Etheridge won the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup with a 1906 Locomobile. It was the first American-built car to win America's first great automobile race. The Locomobile competed while wearing race number 16, and it's been known as "Old 16" ever since.

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 4 in

Width: 5 in

1906 Locomobile "Old 16" Race Car

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