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Title
Lincoln Beachey vs. Barney Oldfield [picture] : Emeryville, Jan. 1914
Creator
Stein, Louis Lorenz, 1865-1953
Date Created and/or Issued
1914 January 10
Publication Information
Oakland Public Library
Contributing Institution
Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room and Maps Division
Collection
Selections from the Collections of the Oakland History Room and the Maps Division of the Oakland Public Library
Rights Information
Public domain
Material is in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
The Curtiss biplane piloted by Lincoln Beachey is challenged by Barney Oldfield in his Simplex race car in the "Speed Championship of the World" on Jan. 10, 1914 in Emeryville. The race ended when Beachey's plane nosedived into the track.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt2v19q6pc
copl_101
Neg. F-2911
Subject
Air pilots - United States - Pictorial works
Airplane racing - California - Emeryville - Pictorial works
Automobile racing - History - California - Pictorial works
Aeronautics - California - History - Pictorial works
Oakland Trotting Park (Emeryville, Calif.) - History - Pictorial works
Beachey, Lincoln, 1887-1915 - Pictorial works
Oldfield, Barney, 1878-1496 - Pictorial works
Place
Emeryville (Calif.) - History - Pictorial works.
Source
Lou Stein Jr. Collection.

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