Boating activities at the park on Hains Point, Washington DC. The President's Cup boat race. Equestrians and bicyclists.
Washington DC USA Date:1935 Duration:1 min 25 sec Sound:Yes
View from hains Point, East Potomac Park, of boats in the Washington Channel. Buildings on opposite shore and Washington Monument visible in background. An official boarding a small ferry craft manned by U.S. sailors, on Potomac River shore of the park. Spectators watching the 1935 President's Cup speed boat races from Hains Point. A large yacht is anchored in the Potomac River, as competing boats pass it during the race.(The hydroplane speedboat,"Notre Dame,"powered by a 24-cylinder Duesenberg engine, won the 1935 President's Cup,for owner, Herb Mendelson and driver, Clell Perry.) Equestrians ride horses on park trails,and cross a road,as automobile pauses for them, with Lincoln Memorial in background. Bicycles in a rack and a woman riding a stationary exercise bike. People riding bicycles along Hains Point path.
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