Byron , Illinois - 504 Blackhawk Drive
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This mural portrays the thrill of coast to coast speed racing, connecting Byron to the Lincoln Highway route with the racing heritage born on the Lincoln Highway. Lewis B. Miller, who astonished the automobile world with his 1925 record-breaking transcontinental race on the Lincoln Highway, is showcased in the mural. The striking portrait of Miller is painted with him seated behind the wheel of his roadster along with stunning, almost three-dimensional images of the awards he received. On a special note, the background of the mural is a vintage Byron streetscape that was
painted in at the City’s request to bring a personal touch to the mural.

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