Derby Downs, Akron, Ohio   Save
Derby Downs, Akron, Ohio
Description: Fans arriving for soap box derby races at Derby Downs in Akron, Ohio, 1954. The first All American Soap Box Derby races were held in Dayton, Ohio in 1934. In 1935 the races moved to Akron, Ohio where they are still held today. Derby Downs was built in 1936 by the Civilian Conservation Corps. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL05311
Subjects: Sports; Cultural Ohio--Popular Culture
Places: Akron (Ohio); Summit County (Ohio)