MISS PEPS V, engines, Red Bank, 1947

safety negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NJ, Red Bank
safety film, Ansco Superpan Press
overall: 4 x 5 in.; 10.16 x 12.7 cm

4 x 5 Ansco Superpan Press negative taken by Rosenfeld and Sons in 1947. View of the hydroplane MISS PEPS hauled out at the Red Bank National Sweepstakes Regatta. Detail of engine, partial view of wheel, and two men working on the repairs. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "ENGINE - MISS Peps". Typed on original sleeve: "RED BANK 1947". MISS PEPS V was built as SO-LONG, by Ventor Boat Works 1939. She was a Arno A. Apel design. She was re-named MISS PEPS V by 1947. Dan Foster was her driver, and she was the winner of the Gold Cup, the President's Cup at the National Sweepstakes, and also raced the Detroit Silver Cup race that same year. She was later renamed SHORT SNORTER.


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