Spaulding Stock Chassis Making World's Record

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Hal Wells was the driver of the Spaulding racer, a lightweight two-passenger wooden body on a stock chassis, during the October 1913 River to River Road race. Postcard view shows Wells driving west on 4th Avenue, in Grinnell, Iowa, during the race in which a world's dirt-road speed record was set. The intersection pictured is the intersection of 4th Avenue and West Street. Drake Community Library (Grinnell, Iowa) Archives. McNally photographs. Collection #1, Series #1-1.