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An Early Repair Garage

Photos of early garages are very interesting if you study the contents. Here we have a Center-Door Model T and a Harley-Davidson with its sidecar detached. These vehicles might date the photo to the mid twenties. The overhead shafts and belting might have powered a lathe and a drill press over on the sidewall. There…

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Sprouts Elder

American Lloyd “Sprouts”Elder  never really intended to be a professional motorcycle rider. He started his working life as an apprentice for a racing stable of the four legged variety but his rapid growth spurt -hence the nickname- meant he had to find another form of employment. He took to motorcycling almost immediately and became successful…

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Winter Fun

We have been having a nice snow fall over the last 24 hours here in New England so it’s time to get out some winter photos. This enterprising gentleman turned his cycle into a snow machine so he could enjoy it year round. In the first photo there is a little paddle wheel to the…

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Sporty Cycle

A dashing young man on his motorcycle by an unknown maker posed in front of an Excelsior dealers shop. The tank insignia under magnification appears to spell Jefferson. It is a very attractive and sporty looking machine that I hope that someone can give us a positive ID on.  Note the gasoline sign on the…

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