The words “Mercer raceabout” don’t usually conjure up conservative images. We tend to think of speedy T heads and daring drivers. But here we have a very conservative 1922 Mercer L head roadster and golfer that seem fit for each other.
A young man all dressed up in his driving clothes and posing with his unknown c.1910-12 automobile.
A wonderful image of road testing a Kissel Kar on the streets of Hartford, Wisconsin, were these well built automobiles were manufactured. C. 1910
Road conditions in the US in the early days of the automobile were truly primitive. These photos show the testing of a device called the American Traction Ring. The ring looks to be half the diameter of the rear wheel. The company was located in White Plains, New York. Can any of our readers identify the…