Becoming the Brickyard

This is a collection of articles published during the Fall of 1909 concerning the work to pave the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with 3.2 million bricks. The great speed facility was tagged with the name, "The Brickyard" before the work was done.

Impossible Deadline

The article in attachment IMSpaving100309 discusses the ongoing push to complete the brick paving of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in time for a desired November 1 race. This article was published October 3, 1909, in the Indianapolis Star.

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