Wind Wagon vs. Airplane

This content was originally published in the Indianapolis Star on Thursday, June 16, 1910. This is the first of many articles that focuses on the surprise treat that was 21-year-old aviator Walter Brookins, who flew for the Wright Brothers. He emerged as the star of the meet.
You will find interesting images associated with the articles captured in the attached PDF. Also, there are more highlights on the Overland Wind Wagon. Note on page 6 of the PDF the paragraph on the race between the Wind Wagon and Brookins in the airplane.  This article reports on the match race staged between Brookins and Carl Baumhofer, the driver of the Overland Wind Wagon.

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