A crowd had gathered to see who might win after 30 days of arduous travel. The drivers had raced all the way from New York City, behind the wheels of their trusty model T Fords.
A genuine sense of authenticity filled the air, right out of the book 'Cromwell Dixon's Sky-Cycle'. Only it was 100 years later, of course. A rumor swept through the crowd that the winner had been sighted!