15-Ton Steam Roller @ IMS

This attached image shows a 15-ton steam roller packing the banking of one of the turns of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the construction of the track. The image appeared in the May 24, 1909 Indianapolis Star. The men at the bottom of the embankment are Speedway Founder and President Carl Fisher and his newly hired Director of Contests Ernie Moross.

FisherMoross.png2.83 MB