Motorists in Franklin automobile at checking station, 1909 New York Economy Contest
View of motorists in Franklin car at checking station, surrounded by spectators, during the 1909 New York Economy Contest. "N.Y. Automobile Trade Ass'n checking station" flag in background. The one-gallon efficiency contest was sponsored by the New York Automobile Trade Association as part of its second annual automobile carnival. Handwritten on back: "Tours--New York Economy Contest, 1909."