Blitzen Benz

Blitzen Benz


Image Number

  • N041914

Year

  • ca 1910

Date Note

  • Probably photographed at Daytona, circa 1910.

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    Biography Note

  • The Blitzen was built in France specifically to challenge the Stanley Steamer driven by Fred Marriott. It was purchased by Ernest Morass and brought to Daytona Beach. On March 16, 1910, Barney Oldfield blew through the Measured Mile time traps for a new world record of 131.72 mph.

Physical Description

  • 1 nitrate photonegative - b&w - 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Blitzen Benz. ca 1910. Black & white nitrate photonegative, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/149992>, accessed 26 June 2019.

MLA

Blitzen Benz. ca 1910. Black & white nitrate photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 26 Jun. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/149992>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida)