Kelley House Museum logo
Kelley House Museum logo

Photo Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Classification Automobiles
Object ID 2007-03-1469-24
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Photo Archives
Caption Accident at the Racetrack
Description Accident at the Mendocino Racetrack. Car No. 5 was left without a left front wheel.
The Fair Association voted to build an automotive racetrack in 1921. It was a one mile oval, located on Heeser's Ranch. The track was in the same area where the first airplane landed two years earlier.
Date c.1922
Print size 10.5 cm x 6.5 cm
Credit line Kelley House Photographs
Subjects Racetracks
Racing automobiles