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Title Photograph showing Hart Brandon at the wheel of the "Cleveland Greyhound" automobile on a 4,000 mile West Coast dependability run, 1922-1923
Collection Lang Collection
Object Name Print, Photographic
Caption Photograph of Hart Brandon at the wheel of "Cleveland Greyhound", ca. 1923
Scope & Content Photograph showing "Cleveland Greyhound" on West Coast dependability run. 3,000 miles "over the mountain roads of California, Oregon & Nevada" and "THEN a 1000 mile Non-Stop Run thru the San Joaquin and Sacramento Valleys" (painted on car). Also painted on car: "See S.F. daily papers for particulars" and specific stops - Fort Bragg, Eureka, Redding, Klamath Falls, Alturas, Mt. Lassen, Feather River, Independence Lake, Reno, Tahoe, Yosemite, Huntington Lake, General Grant Park, and Sequoia National Park.

Per the July 15, 1922 issue of Motor West magazine, driver Hart Brandon had finished the 3,000 mile leg and was in the process of attempting the 1,000 mile final leg. The car was sent on the trip as a publicity stunt by the Chandler-Cleveland Motor Car Company of San Francisco, to prove the ruggedness and reliability of its automobiles.

B&W photograph. Approximately 6"x8". n.d.



Accession# 2015.1165
Subjects Automobiles
Object ID 2015.1165.03
Date n.d.
Year Range from 1922
Year Range to 1923
Condition Good
Imagefile 008\2015116503.JPG