Tag: Joe Marx

  • Jan 08 2013

    Mechanician Joe Marx in the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race

    Jack T: "I was going through some of my Dad's (age 87) pictures and found two photos of the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race. It appears my great-grandfather, Joe Marx, was a mechanic for the #7 car driven by William Luttgen. "

  • Jun 28 2012

    Images from the George McKesson Brown Scrapbook: The 1906 #7 Mercedes

    Ro: "Howard, would you have additional pictures of the George McKesson Brown, or his auto? Thank you for posting what you have of the McKesson Brown scrapbook!!"

  • Jul 20 2010

    From the George McKesson Scrapbook: Preparing the #7 Mercedes for the 1906 Race

    As posted last week, pharmacuetical magnate George McKesson purchased a Mercedes racer just ten days before the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race. Brown immediately commissioned photographers Spooner & Wells to document his car before and during the race. The following photos show driver William Luttgen and his mechanican Marx preparing the car prior

  • Jul 13 2010

    Found-The 1906 George McKesson Brown Scrapbook

    Just ten days before the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race, pharmaceutical magnate George McKesson Brown of Huntington purchased the #7 Mercedes to compete in the race. He selected veteran driver William Luttgen (left) and his mechanician Joe Marx (right) to lead his racing team.

  • Nov 06 2009

    Driver Profile: William Luttgen Part III-The 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race

    In response to his granddaughter's request, this week have been profiling William Luttgen, who participated in four Vanderbilt Cup Races as a driver and mechanician. In Thursday's post, I described Luttgen's background growing up in Germany and his success drive in the 1904 Vanderbilt Cup Race. In Friday's post, Luttgen's mechanician