Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Three-quarter right front view of Curtiss "Beachey Special", piloted by Lincoln Beachey, in banking flight over mile racing track, Davenport, Iowa, September 1914; Beachey is racing Barney Oldfield, driving race car below him on the track. Crowds with automobiles watch from left foreground and beyond.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Aeronautics - exhibitions
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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September 1914

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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