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Charlotte Speedway

Object Year: 
W.H. (Bill) Sumner

This is an aerial view of the Charlotte Speedway, Inc, when it was located nine miles south of Charlotte at Pineville and Park Roads, near the Southern Railway tracks. The actual track was a mile and a quarter long. It was made entirely of wooden planks and could seat 20,000 people. It was built in 1924 for $300,000. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

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Donated By: 
Mary Boyer
Image Collection Category: 
Hornet's Nest
Image Collection Format: 
Black and White