Motorists putting tire chains Maxwell automobiles on rural road near Greenwood, Mississippi, 1912 Glidden Tour
View of motorists putting tire chains on Maxwell cars on rural dirt road near Greenwood, Mississippi during the 1912 Glidden Tour. Charles Glidden stands in car in foreground. Although the official 1912 Glidden Tour was canceled, Charles Glidden led a caravan over the identical route that had been originally planned, from Detroit, Michigan to New Orleans, Louisiana. Stamped on back: "Spooner & Wells, Inc., photographers, 1231 Woodward Ave., Detroit, Mich., telephone North 1745." Handwritten on back: "Putting on chains, stop at Greenwood, Miss. Glidden Tour, 1912. Car carrying Mr. Glidden in foreground. Tours--Glidden Tour, 1912."