George Schuster Wins 1908 NY to Paris Automobile Race

George Schuster Wins 1908 NY to Paris Automobile Race (HM1J1J)

Location: Springville, NY 14141 Erie County
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N 42° 30.644', W 78° 40.02'

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In 1920 on this site, 74 N. Buffalo Street., Springville resident George Schuster (1873-1972) operated a Dodge Motor Car dealership. In 1908 George Schuster drove a Thomas Flyer to win the 169 day, 22,000 mile "Great Auto Race" from New York City to Paris France. The 4 cylinder Thomas was manufactured by the E.R. Thomas Motor Car Co., Buffalo, NY.
HM NumberHM1J1J
Year Placed2008
Placed ByWhite's Appliance, Inc
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Date Added Friday, February 6th, 2015 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 691665 N 4709122
Decimal Degrees42.51073333, -78.66700000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 30.644', W 78° 40.02'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 30' 38.64" N, 78° 40' 1.2" W
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Area Code(s)716
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 76-84 Co Rd 181, Springville NY 14141, US
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