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Drivers and mechanics often camped alongside their cars using tents and other equipment that were strapped to their cars. In this photograph, taken in Mongolia during a five-day delay as they waited for parts, the driver and mechanic of the Thomas Flyer enjoy a libation. Close inspection of the photograph reveals that the Flyer’s tires are wrapped with ropes, which were used to improve traction. The photograph is labeled, appropriately enough, Camp (hard luck). Courtesy National Automobile Museum (the Harrah Collection), Reno, Nevada