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Utah George Eyston in Thunderbolt

Captain George Eyston in his car Thunderbolt, the world’s most powerful car, travelled at 309. 6 miles per hour on the salt beds near Utah, Salt Lake City. This is the highest speed ever reached on land, but Thunderbolt broke down on the return run and the chance of an official record was denied Eyston. Captain George Eyston hurtling down the salt flats in his huge car, Thunderbolt, on Oct. 28, 1937, near Salt Lake City, Utah. (AP Photo)

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October 28, 1937 04:00:00 AM
October 25, 2011 09:20:48 AM
AP
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George Eyston
Salt Lake City, UTAH, United States
APHSL48803
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