George C. Cannon, a Harvard sudent, built at least two steam race cars in 1901 - 1902. His burners came from Peter Forg in Sommerville, MA. Charles E. Miller of New York built the chassis. Currier, Cameron, & Company of Amesbury, MA constructed the body. CC&Co later built high end bodies for the Stanley Motor Carriage Company.
Cannon entered the August 23, 1902 Brighton Beach race at Brooklyn and his car ran a mile in one minute, seven and three fifths seconds, an amazing speed at that time.
Cannon graduated from Harvard, and in 1905 went to work for the Grout Brothers in Orange, MA as a test car and racing car driver. Cannon may have built a touring car.
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