Sunday 30th May 1897
The first of the streamlined Stanley ‘Wogglebug’ racers made its debut at the Readville Track near Boston, Massachusetts, US. F E Stanley would defeat all comers to set a US one-mile speed record. It was the first steam-powered car to have the boiler, engine, and tanks all up front under the hood. The five-passenger touring car weighed 2800 pounds and cost $2800.