110th Anniversary Celebration 1908 - 2018
NY to Paris Car Race - an epic test of men and machines
After reading an article in READERS DIGEST, William Harrah founder of the National Automobile Museum in Reno, NV purchased what was left of the Thomas Flyer. With George Schuster in 1964, they carefully examine the Thomas.
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George recounting the saga with his Great-Grandchildren Matt, Jeff, and Jennifer. He's holding the US Flag which flew start and finish of the Great Race from the Thomas. The adventure continues to live on!
George Schuster Sr., at the age of 92 still with a drivers license, behind the familiar wheel of the Thomas Flyer. By 1964 (56 years after his victory in Paris), he had seen the world transform it's primary means of transportation from horses to millions of automobiles. The Great Auto Race of 1908 was certainly the start of a new Era in worldwide transportation.
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