A broadside poster advertising the Selinsgrove Speedway Stock Car races, held in the 1950s.
From 1959-1962, races were only held on special occasions such as the Fourth of July, Labor Day, and the Selinsgrove Fair Week. This race was held on Labor Day, suggesting that the poster originates from the late 1950s.
The Hotel Shikellamy was built in 1891 by the Drumheller brothers of Sunbury. The hotel burned to the ground on May 4, 1898. A large dining room on the property accommodated the many travelers that were brought to the area by train and canal.