Watkins Glen, NY. July, 1973.
Police riding horses at the Summer Jam at Watkins Glen was a 1973 rock festival which once received the Guinness Book of World Records entry for "Largest audience at a pop festival." An estimated 600,000 rock fans came to the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Raceway outside of Watkins Glen, New York on July 28, 1973, to see The Allman Brothers Band, Grateful Dead and The Band perform.
Similar to the 1969 Woodstock Festival, an enormous traffic jam...more »