Racine Velodrome | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Racine Velodrome

Racine Velodrome | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Aerial view drawing of a velodrome with racers on the oval track and stands full of spectators. Signage on the outer wall indicates that it is the Racine Athletic Association's 1/4 Mile Cement Bicycle Track. Three riders on a triplet tandem bicycle are riding outside the wall in the foreground.
DESCRIPTION
Aerial view drawing of a velodrome with racers on the oval track and stands full of spectators. Signage on the outer wall indicates that it is the Racine Athletic Association's 1/4 Mile Cement Bicycle Track. Three riders on a triplet tandem bicycle are riding outside the wall in the foreground.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:98613
Creation Date:after 1897
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Racine
County:Racine
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Racine Athletic Association (Wis.) : Bicycle racing photographs, circa 1897
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 698
Original Dimensions:6 x 3.75 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Built in 1897 at a cost of $5000.

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SUBJECTS
Drawing
Trees
Clothing and dress
Cities and towns
Crowds
Men
Flags
Sports facilities
Sports spectators
Bicycles
Bicycle racing

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