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Title
John Cobb, land speed record, Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah. 1939
Creator
Dick Whittington Studio
Contributor
Gilmore (client)
Date Created and/or Issued
1939
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
John Cobb's Railton automobile at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. Cobb drives his vehicle, with the Gilmore Oil Company lion logo painted on the front, across the salt flats in an attempt to break the land speed record.
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Extent
1 negative. 4 x 5 in (10 x 12 cm)
Identifier
photCL Whitt 2757
318378
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/4008
Subject
Cobb, John Rhodes, 1899-1952
Bonneville Salt Flats (Utah)
Automobile racing--Utah
Negatives. (aat)
Prints (visual works) (aat)
Place
Bonneville Salt Flats (Utah)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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