Monday, June 25, 2007

This Day in Auto History: 23 JUNE

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Ford No. 2, a Model T driven by Bert Scott and Jimmy Smith, arrives at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in Seattle, WA, winning the “race” that had started in New York City 23 days earlier
The 4-passenger Disbrow Quad Express is announced
Racer Bob Harkey is born
The Ford Motor Company ends operations at its Willow Run factory
Worth McMillion makes his Grand National racing debut driving a Pontiac at South Boston, VA

Source: Automobile History Day By Day, by Douglas A. Wick

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