Shelby County, Tennessee, collection, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
Copy of a photograph titled "Fastest Trotting in the World". View of a harness racing track in Memphis, Tennessee, around 1900. It is uncertain which track is featured. There were a number of harness racing tracks in the city in this period including Montgomery Park and Billings Park. Racing ceased in 1906 when the Tennessee Legislature outlawed gambling.
2021 June 17
"Harness racing, Memphis, circa 1900" (2021). Images. 13.