The New York-to-Pittsburg
Endurance Contest of
As described in the pages of
The Horseless Age
[The yellow highlighting of the name Pittsburg is simply the index-name
used to locate all of the articles in this digitized volume of the
Here begins a long and detailed report about the event.
The name seems to have become the Endurance Run.
The pages have been left in the original sequence as
they were in the magazine. This means there is
an interruption of the daily reporting, but it
picks up again a few pages later.
Beyond that, the full report continues in
the following issue of the magazine.
While it cannot be stated definitively, the car shown in the front
of the first picture below looks to be a Columbia, with its
"King of the Belgians" seats (as described in the
items above) prominently visible!
As noted above, the magazine interrupted
the day-to-day reporting to present
other features about the Run.
(The narrative picks up again on page 414.)
The primary report of the Run picks up again
midway through the following page.
The coverage continues in the following issue
of The Horseless Age.
Next, a few more items about the Endurance Run
from subsequent issues of The
The following item from The Motor
World explains why the
"extra" medal was awarded to the Columbia driven by Holcomb!
Despite being denied the Gold Medal, the performance of the Rambler
was impressive enough to warrant inclusion in a company
brochure, as well as the Rambler Magazine, both of
which can be seen at the bottom of this webpage.
As can be seen in the next items, the Run was
remembered, and used as reference for awhile
Finally, an item about the Run from a British automotive magazine...
...and the announcement of an account
by yet another participant
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Now the Rambler material.
First, portions of a brochure being offered for sale by a
company that specializes in automobile literature.
Next are some pages from The Rambler