Image ID
SDN-059825
Headline
Unidentified man hoisting the rear end of an automobile in the air with a large jack during Elgin Auto Races
Date Depicted
1914
Date Created
1914
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2013, all rights reserved
Credit Line
SDN-059825, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
2400
Max Pixels - Width
3000
KEYWORDS
Elgin (Ill.)
sports
racing
Automobile racing drivers
Illinois
Elgin
1910-1919
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
unidentified man hoisting the rear end of an automobile in the air with a large jack during elgin auto races

View of an unidentified man hoisting the rear end of an automobile in the air with a large jack, standing in front of automobile pits on a road in Elgin, Illinois, during a 1914 automobile race. Men are standing in the pits in the foreground. Spectators are visible on a tiered structure across the street in the background. Banner advertisements for automotive products are visible on the structure. A start-finish line banner spanning the road is visible in the background.

View of an unidentified man hoisting the rear end of an automobile in the air with a large jack, standing in front of automobile pits on a road in Elgin, Illinois, during a 1914 automobile race. Men are standing in the pits in the foreground. Spectators are visible on a tiered structure across the street in the background. Banner advertisements for automotive products are visible on the structure. A start-finish line banner spanning the road is visible in the background.