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A Texas Rider and His Indian Motorcycle

There has been a shortage of great motorcycle photos here recently, but this one taken in the Brenham area of Washington County, Texas, and dated 1918 by Winkelmann’s Studio, should makeup for that. The machine is outfitted with extras including: an acetylene headlamp, a handlebar-mounted Klaxon horn, a toolbox, an air pump, and a rack for parcels on…

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Reiber Indian Sales – Washington, DC

This Indian Sales agency in Washington, DC, was operated Herb Reiber who enjoyed a long career in the motorcycle business that began in the twenties, and continued on to the mid-sixties. He first worked for Harley-Davidson as: a service instructor, a rider on the factory hill climb team, and was part of Harley-Davidson’s racing department. He was also instrumental in…

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Early American Cars in New Zealand

The sign on Mudford & Sons Motor Garage, tells us a bit about the enterprise and reads as follows: “Overhauling & Vulcanizing A Specialty”. The garage was located in Stratford, New Zealand, a fairly small town on the western side of North Island. The circa 1914 photograph was taken by James McAllister and shows the following…

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A Southern California Dragnet

Sobriety check points are so common these days that we hardly take any notice of them, but the one that was set up on September 9, 1944, was big enough to rate an article and photo in the Los Angeles Times. It was billed as “the most extensive traffic check ever attempted in the United…

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