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[Photograph 2012.201.B0229.0576]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "John Cobb, 200-pound Briton standing in the cockpit of his tiny car in which he hopes to go well over 300 miles per hour."
Date: August 8, 1938
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0229.0584]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "John Cobb in the cockpit of his racing car before his 369.23 one-way dash down the 13-mile saline course."
Date: August 22, 1939
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0229.0585]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "In a surprise one-hour sprint over the salt flats here John Cobb (above) of England smashed the existing record with an average 167.690-miles per hour, he is here with his speedster for a 48-hour assault on the world automobile speed record."
Date: September 11, 1936
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0229.0579]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Fastest thing on wheels ! John Cobb's 2,600 horsepower " Railton Red Lion "is a blurred silver streak as the British speed driver races to a new land speed record of 368.85 miles per hour at Bonneville salt flats, Utah."
Date: September 23, 1939
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society