Charlie Spinks- the unluckiest of riders

Cool tobacco card, found on the NY Public Library’s digital archive.
Well, Spinks was Australian and I usually stick to American history stuff, but this image is simply too badass to pass up. A cursory Google search turns up this fascinating article about dirt track motorcycle racing at a blog called Vintagent. Great images and stories there- I have added it to my bookmarks!


One Response to “Charlie Spinks- the unluckiest of riders”

  1. Charlie Spinks is my great grandfather! Thanks for posting this, Ill let my mother know the link. Cheers

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