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George Eyston's Thunderbolt speed car photo.....
Item # 652149
November 20, 1937
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 20, 1937
* Captain George Edward Thomas Eyston
* Land speed record breaker
* Thunderbolt (car)
Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Eyston Sets Auto Record at 311.42 M. P. H., Breaking Campbell Mark on Utah Salt Flats" (see) First report coverage on George Eyston's "Thunderbolt" speed car surpassing Sir Malcolm Campbell's record.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete issue, rag edition in nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century