"Postcard - Bowman Gray Memorial Stadium in Winston-Salem, N.C. "
(1912) Postcard - Bowman Gray Memorial Stadium in Winston-Salem, N.C. - Condition: Very Good Card was published by the Asheville Post Card Co. It is an areal view of the stadium. The postcard measures 5 1/2" by 3 1/2". This is a Nascar Stadium and had the first Sanctioned event on May 18, 1949. The stadium was built in 1937 to provide jobs during the Great Depression. In the beginning its sole purpose for for collegiate football. Later Trotter Horse Racing was added on the dirt oval surrounding the football field. This card shows the stadium prior to the car racing era...as there is a football field and the dirt track. Postcard never posted.
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