A Marsh steam car built by brothers Alonzo and William Marsh and driven by the latter, covered a flying mile in 1 minute 34


Monday 16th October 1899

A Marsh steam car built by brothers Alonzo and William Marsh and driven by the latter, covered a flying mile in 1 minute 34.8 seconds (37.97 mph) in Whitman, Massachusetts, US to set what they believed to be a land speed record.


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