Eddie Rickenbacker in Maxwell race car photograph   Save
Eddie Rickenbacker in Maxwell race car photograph
Description: Eddie Rickenbacker seated with a friend in a Maxwell racing car, ca. 1901- 1917. Edward Rickenbacker was born in Columbus, Ohio on October 8, 1890. Between 1909 and 1917 he was one of the top race car drivers in the country. He raced with Peugeot, Maxwell, and Prest-O-Lite Teams, and competed several times in the Indianapolis 500. In 1917, he enlisted in the army, where he became a celebrated pilot. Rickenbacker died in July 1973 in Switzerland. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL02937
Subjects: Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973; Automobile racing; Automobile racing drivers
Places: Ohio