Eddie Rickenbacker and friends photograph   Save
Edward V. Rickenbacker Collection
Description: Eddie Rickenbacker with friends during his days as a race car driver, ca. 1909-1917. Edward Rickenbacker was born on October 8, 1890 in Columbus, Ohio. Between 1909 and 1917 he was one of the top race car drivers in the country. He raced with the 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: AL02932
Subjects: Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973; Automobile racing; Automobile racing drivers
Places: Ohio