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A Streamlined Sunday – An Early Streamliner And A Film


Streamliners have been covered extensively on The Old Motor in the past and the oldest enclosed version so far has been a 1914 Alfa Romeo Aerodinamica with coachwork by Carrozzeria Castagna. Thanks to Paul Jaray, an earlier one has been uncovered that was constructed by Karl Czerny & Co. in Vienna, Austria in 1913. The uncommon Ganz gefchoffen is covered in a 1913 issue of the…

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* Updated * A 1913 Glide Scout Roadster

1913 Glide model 45 Scout Roadster

Both the Scout Roadster pictured above and the Touring Car shown below are Glide 45 h.p. models. Readers Robbie Marenzi, Areijan Bos, and Zcarstvnz all correctly identified the maker. The Glide was manufactured by the Bartholomew Company in Peoria Heights, Illinois between 1902 and 1920. Deputy Chief Thompson of the Vancouver B.C. Fire Department is in the passenger seat of the attractive…

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