Obscure makes deserve equal time. Delling only made a few cars between 1923 and 1927, apparently in Philadelphia. Eric Delling worked at Mercer and was involved with Stanley as well.
This Stanley a 1912 Model 88 is lettered Royal Gorge, which is a tourist attraction in Canyon City, Colo. I wonder if it was pressed into service in Mexico during the cooler months ?
This steam powered engine #39 leaves the fire hour in NYC for the last time on Feb. 20, 1912. Back down the street is posed its replacement which we can also see in the photo below. This unknown brand of pumper has the most unusual radiator I have ever seen. The shape of this radiator…
This photo of Osage, WV shows how in many towns and cities at one time the train came right down Main Street. Later as time went by and the automobile really took over, the tracks were relocated elsewhere and the train became second fiddle.
A 1906 or early 1907 Stanley model F touring, with a 1907 VT plate registered to John S. Patrick of Burlington, VT. Mr. Patrick did not have the car steamed up when the photo was taken (by Mr. Homer Locke), because we can see the throttle is wide open — the lever on the steering…
A wonderful steam powered bus from Hoquiam, Washington State. From the appearance of this bus and after studing photos of others, passengers were allowed to ride on the top of some of them. There appears to be a ladder going the back wall and foot rails on the roof. The photo is dated 1902.
Handsome looking Stanley model F (20 hp) circa 1905, the first year F’s were built. Location not known, but could well be in New England where sales were strong.