Curtiss, Glenn Hammond; Curtiss Motorcycles, Curtiss 1907 V-8 Motorcycle. [photograph]


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"(A) Post card sent by Curtiss to his Wife, January 24, 1907. (B) Curtiss making world's motorcycle record, Ormond Beach." Two views of Glenn H. Curtiss with his Curtiss 1907 V-8 motorcycle during and after setting a motorcycle land speed record at Ormond Beach, Florida. Image at top includes the inscription, "Just won mile race time 46 2/5 sec. GHC." Copied from Glenn H. Curtiss and Augustus Post, "The Curtiss Aviation Book", Frederick A. Stokes Company (New York), circa 1912 , p. 21.

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Circa 1912

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



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