Eddie Rickenbacker inspecting motor photograph   Save
Edward V. Rickenbacker Collection
Description: Photograph of Eddie Rickenbacker inspecting the motor of his Maxwell race car, 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 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 1873 in Switzerland. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL02936
Subjects: Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973; Automobile racing; Automobile racing drivers
Places: Ohio