Jan 21 2012

From the Malcolm Collum Collection: More Classic Images of “Old 16”

When he was conservator at the Henry Ford Museum,  Malcolm Collum was responsible for the care and maintenance of "Old 16". Now chief conservator at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum, Malcolm is sharing six classic "Old 16" images on VanderbiltCupRaces.com:           



Old 16 at speed during the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race.









The Helck family enjoying their favorite car.










A beautiful side view.











Malcolm Collum giving actor Paul Newman a ride in Dearborn, Michigan.










One of the last times that Old 16 was driven at Greenfield Village in Deerborn, Michaigan.









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Jan 22 2012 John mingst 9:10 AM

If memory serves me right, Old 16 was also the grand marshal car for the opening of the Bridgehampton race track in 1957. Making it the first car down the new east end track.

Jan 22 2012 Howard Kroplick 3:33 PM

From Roger P:

“Many thanks for those terrific pictures of Old #16 and the video with Paul Newman.  What a treat!”

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