Photograph - Chain Driven Speed Motor Car

Production date
Circa 1931
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Depicts thirteen men standing around the 'Fred H. Stewart - Enterprise', an early chain driven speed car.
Classification
CH classification PHOTOGRAPHS Objects road transport
History and use
This photograph depicts thirteen men standing around the 'Fred H. Stewart - Enterprise', an early chain driven speed car designed by Australian engineer Don Harkness. This car was driven by Australian Norman 'Wizard' Smith at Ninety Mile Beach in New Zealand in 1930 where he broke the land speed world record. The identities of the men are unknown.

From the collection of early 20th Century freelance photographer, Mr Fred Port.
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H3165

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