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Feb 23, 2016

= Transportation Tuesday =

 
Bonneville Salt Flats - World's Fastest Speedway - Near Great Salt Lake, Utah
 
Located at he western edge of the Great Salt Lake Desert in Utah.  On this great natural speedway, formed b 100 square miles of level salt, automobiles have attained speeds I excess of 300 miles per hour.

 
A Giant Racer making a World's Record
 
Here on September 15, 1938, John Cobb established a record of 350.07 miles per hour.  The next day Captain G.E.T. Eyston set a world's record of 357.50 miles per hour.  Aug. 2, 1939, John Cobb again became the world's automobile speed king by driving his car 368.74 miles per hour.

 
Posted:
Salt Lake City
June 18 1954
 
Hi Folks -
Made it to Salt Lake City OK.
Beautiful country here.
Will be in Wyoming tomorrow.
Love,
Jack

1 comment:

  1. I have the first card with the bag of salt attached. It is interesting to me all the different variations of postcards out there!

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