Racing On The Beach 1904

Racing On The Beach 1904 (HM2H2N)

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N 29° 13.643', W 81° 0.421'

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Ormond/Daytona Beach

In January, William K. Vanderbilt sets first world record on beach at Winter Speed Carnival with 1 mile run of 92.307 MPH in Mercedes. Glenn H. Curtiss, American aviator pioneer makes first official 60 MPH motorcycle run. Powered by one of the first American twin cylinder engines. Ormond Hotel is center of nonrace activity. Henry M. Flagler constructs Ormond Garage. First "Gasoline Alley" for use of famous racers and wealthy patrons during Winter Speed Carnival.
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 499318 N 3233178
Decimal Degrees29.22738333, -81.00701667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 13.643', W 81° 0.421'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 13' 38.58" N, 81° 0' 25.26" W
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