Cannon Ball Baker

"No Record, No Money," was the mantra of rugged Erwin George "Cannon Ball" Baker, best known for traversing the country coast-to-coast on the roadless, craggy terrain of early 20th century America. After one record-setting grind in 1915, newspapers nicknamed him "Cannonball" after New York's Cannonball Express Locomotive. It was just one of his 143 endurance record attempts with motorcycles, cars and trucks.
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