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1959 Press Photo Hydroplane Driver Bill Stead

AdID: 2537184

Availability: In stock

Part Number: ors01388

Height: 9.25

Width: 7

Source: Oregonian


This is an original press photo. Veteran driver Bill Stead is shown sitting on Maverick's deck waiting for the start of the 1958 Sahara Cup Race. Early this afternoon 2/28 the Maverick caught fire from an overheated supercharger, burned and sank on Lake Meade 33 miles from Las Vegas. Stead was taken to the Boulder City Hospital for treatment of burns and shock.Photo measures 7 x 9.25inches. Photo is dated 02-28-1959.