The Blue Flame

The Blue Flame Cars


Stock #: 316078
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
Publisher: Great Mountain West Supply S. L. C
Size: 4" x 6" (10.25 x 15.25 cm)

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Shortly before noon on Oct. 23, 1970, the Blue Flame, the natural gas industry's rocket propelled vehicle, set a world land speed record by traveling across the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, at 622,407 mph. The vehicle was driven during its world record setting run by 30-year-old Gary Gabelich of Long Beach, Calif