John Cobb's racing vehicle the "Railton Mobil Special" in a box on a flatbed train car near the Bonneville Salt Flats Raceway in 1938.

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Title John Cobb's racing vehicle the "Railton Mobil Special" in a box on a flatbed train car near the Bonneville Salt Flats Raceway in 1938.
Photo Number P0790n6_17_033
Description Photo of John Cobb's racing vehicle, the "Railton Mobil Special," in a box on a flatbed train car with an unidentified man standing behind it near the Bonneville Salt Flats Raceway in 1938 (possibly outside Wendover, Utah)
Keywords Utah; Sports; Auto racing; Men; Racing cars; Speed records; Railton Mobil Special; Crates; Trains; Water towers; Wendover
Subject Cobb, John Rhodes, 1899-1952; Automobiles, Racing--Utah--Bonneville Salt Flats--Photographs; Automobile racing--Utah--1930-1940--Photographs; Automobiles, Racing--Speed records--History; Automobile racing--Speed records--History
Additional Information See Manuscripts
Spatial Coverage Utah; Tooele County (Utah)
Collection Number and Name P0790 Shipler Studio Photograph Collection
Collection Name Shipler Studio
Date 1938
Textual Date 1938
Creator Shipler Commercial Photographers
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Original Source N/A
Donated By/Purchased From Donated by and purchased from various dealers.
Rights This material is protected by copyright. Permission required for use in any form. For further information please contact the Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Type Image
ARK ark:/87278/s69k4zt1
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2003-01-29
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 958904
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s69k4zt1