Ed Geers (LOC)

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    Bain News Service,, publisher.

    Ed Geers

    [between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

    1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

    Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
    Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

    Format: Glass negatives.

    Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

    Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

    General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

    Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.09374

    Call Number: LC-B2- 2219-14

    getthebubbles, Victoriano, Equina27, and 2 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. It'sGreg 98 months ago | reply

      Ed Geers was purported to be the first man to win a sulky race using a sulky with pneumatic tires.

    2. Harry Angstrom 97 months ago | reply

      A granite obelisk and a small park just off West 7th Street in Columbia, TN, on the side of Mt. Parnassus, the highest point in Maury County, were dedicated in 1926 to honor the memory of Tennessee's most famous harness racer, Edward "Pop" Geers.

    3. sarelibeth 90 months ago | reply

      I wrote my college thesis on Pop. He is a very interesting man. He was tragically killed on the race track in Wheeling, West Virginia in 1924.

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