Barney Oldfield

Fastest in the World, 1910


Barney Oldfield's world land speed record (131.720 mph) in March 1910 was more than a world land speed record - it was simply the fastest any person or animal had ever traveled throughout history. No airplane or train or any beast could attain that kind of speed at the time. The speed chart below was created to illustrate the amazing achievement. Read more.
1910 Speed Chart

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