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Lot 1556: SPEEDWAY PARK ASSOCIATION
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 10 March 1915 ILLINOIS. CHICAGO. Shares of $10. brown, black. No 396. Vignette of the speedway (motorcycle-racing) track, with an 18-hole golf course inside the racetrack. The only piece we know which shows the plan of a golf-course.The company was founded in 1914 and the two mile track was located in Maywood near Chicago. In addition to a race track, there was a golf course, polo field, equestrian course and aviation field. There was place for 200,000 spectators. The speedway wastorn down in 1918 to build a hospital for soldiers returning from WWI.
Condition Report: EF