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Interview with Stanley Kerns of Salford about the 1930 Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) Senior Race

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Date(s): 1930

Creator(s): North West Sound Archive

Scope & Content: Track 1: Stanley Kerns of Salford talks about the 1930 Isle of Man Senior Tourist Trophy (TT) in which he includes reference to the winner Graham Walker; his trip to the TT with his nephew and staying at Cunningham’s Camp; how to load a bike onto the Isle of Man Steam Packet boat; going to the Red Cross tent on the Mountain track to log motorbikes going through; attending serious crash of Cambridge University entrant [Cochrane?] (with graphic description of head injury); news of another accident near Creg ny Baa that injured 11 bystanders; Clem Beckett; riding his Velocette to get doctor from Creg ny Baa.

Track 2: He describes being stopped by the police for being on the TT track; the doctor running to treat the rider casualty; the injured rider surviving the crash and parts stolen from his abandoned motorcycle.

Administration / Biographical History: Copy of North West Sound Archive Recording (Reference OH/116 1985.0055.)

Language: English

Extent: 15 min. 25 sec.

Item name: cassette tape

Collection: Sound Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: SA 0192

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