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A photograph showing Joe Watson driving a Sellers automobile in the Santa Fe Trail run from Hutchinson, Kansas, to Pueblo, Colorado. Watson drove the car from Kinsley to Dodge City at an average speed of 31 miles per hour. A mile out of Kinsley the lights failed and he drove in the dark. Six automobiles made the 24 hour run on the new Santa Fe Trail. Passengers were officers of the Santa Fe Trail Association and newspapermen. Automobiles which made the trip were a Chalmers-Detroit, Sellers roadster, Kissel Kar, Packard, Auburn, and Franklin. The trip advertised the Arkansas valley and promoted good roads. Bill Watson is standing toward the front of the automobile and Ed Bick is in the back with his dog.

Date: April 22, 1910

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Item Number: 221979
Call Number: FK2.E1 K.55 A *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 221979

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