Photo: 300 Mile Race over New Santa Fe Trail

This black and white photograph shows one of three Buick cars, used during the 300 mile race over the new Santa Fe Trail, in front of the Kansas City Star newspaper office. The three automobiles left from the Hutchinson News office at 5:01 a.m. and arrived at the Kansas City Star office at 4:24 p.m to prove that a 300 mile automobile trip could be made on Kansas dirt highways in twelve hours. The only stop during the race was for lunch in Emporia, Kansas. Seated in the Buick are the following individuals from left to right: M.P. Newton, O.M. Wilhite, Ralph Faxton, in the middle, Kansas Governor George H. Hodges, and Fred Trigg.
Creator: Moore Studio ¿Date: May 26, 1913
kwch-rew-photos-kansas-government-20111002-010

( Courtesy Kansas Historical Society )

This black and white photograph shows one of three Buick cars, used during the 300 mile race over the new Santa Fe Trail, in front of the Kansas City Star newspaper office. The three automobiles left from the Hutchinson News office at 5:01 a.m. and arrived at the Kansas City Star office at 4:24 p.m to prove that a 300 mile automobile trip could be made on Kansas dirt highways in twelve hours. The only stop during the race was for lunch in Emporia, Kansas. Seated in the Buick are the following individuals from left to right: M.P. Newton, O.M. Wilhite, Ralph Faxton, in the middle, Kansas Governor George H. Hodges, and Fred Trigg. Creator: Moore Studio ┬┐Date: May 26, 1913

  • Email E-mail
  • add to Twitter Twitter
  • add to Facebook Facebook
  • Home Delivery Home Delivery

PHOTO GALLERIES

TOP VIDEO

CONNECT WITH US


2013 YEAR IN REVIEW
Look for this special section in your
Baltimore Sun newspaper on Dec. 29, 2013.
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Google Plus
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Alerts and Apps

Contact Us | Newsroom directory | Social Sun