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Photos: John Cobb's Race Car In A Box On A Flat Car (1938)


Bob Chaparro
 

Photos: John Cobb's Race Car In A Box On A Flat Car (1938)

Photos from the University of Utah Library:

https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s69k4zt1

https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s696055p

These photos can be enlarged quite a bit.

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)

The car:

http://www.railtonwaterspeed.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Cobb-in-Railton-Mobile-Special.jpg

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


CJ Riley
 


Cobb was a perennial Land Speed Record racer at Bonneville.