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Caption: Close Up of Map Embedded in Marker
Additional Description: Map of Raceland, “The Million Dollar Oval”, 1924-1928, Chinnville, Kentucky. Owned by Tri-State Fair & Racing Association. 350 Acres.” “Chesapeake & Ohio Main Line. Old US Route 23, Greenup to Ashland.” “Standard One-Mile Race Track” around a lake. “Rail Spur with 3 tracks for passenger and horse cars, 22 stables, 100,000 water tank pumped from deep wells. Under grandstand are 30 pari-mutuel machines, 32 paying booths, soft drink stands, telegraph offices and jail.” “Judge’s Stand, Stewarts’ Stand, Jockey Club House, Dining Hall, Stable Yard.”
Submitted: November 16, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
Database Locator Identification Number: p454160
File Size: 5.062 Megabytes
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