Billy Barnes Land Speed Record
by Rick Heinig
credit to the Steam Automobile Club of America
The East Coast Timing Association and Loring Timing Association certificates awarded to William (Billy) Barnes known as the Steam Team. Billy holds the land speed record for a steam piston powered motorcycle.
The motorcycle frame that was used to set the land speed record for a steam powered motorcycle. The round portion is where the Stanley 10 HP boiler sits.
This is a brand new, customer's 20 HP Stanley Engine just uncrated. It was shipped in from the UK. It is slated to go into a Gentleman's Speedy Roadster
Billy is no stranger to Stanley Engines. His shop is full with new, used and pieces of Stanley Engines for incorporation into customer's cars, rebuild or components for rebuild.