Barney and his Cheroot

This is the archetypal shot of Berna Eli "Barney" Oldfield - a big stogie in, as he use to say, "The southwest corner of my mouth." The photo was taken during the 1914 Los Angeles to Phoenix Cactus Derby, a race he won and in doing so was pronounced the "Master Driver of the World." Autographed copies available now at and BookBaby's online bookshop.

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