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.

Brick Paving Underway - 1909

The article in attachment IMSdeath091909 was originally published on September 19, 1909 in the Indianapolis Star. The article is an update on the brick paving work going on at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway that reportedly began September 16.

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