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Flower Car

Automobiles were ornately decorated  for early parades and the majority of them were covered with either flowers or greenery. This one is quite well designed and unique. I am guessing that they may have a shovel-nosed, early air-cooled Franklin hiding under all of the decorations or possibly a Renault. This thought is based on the curved front…

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Really Old Motors….

These three photos show some incredible stationary engines that were built by the Kahlenberg Bros. of Two Rivers, Wisconsin. They have been in business since 1895 and built some of the earliest diesel engines in the county. Their specialty was boat and stationary engines of quite some size. They are still owned by the same family but…

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A Colorful Mercury Speedster

A very nice colorized photo of a Mercury bodied Model T Ford speedster. The Mercury was one of the finest conversion bodies that also came with lowering equipment like the special drop forged front axle you can see. In the rear were lowering brackets that raised the rear frame crossmember and spring. The photo is…

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A Near New Stanley

Automobile photos were very important back in the early days. Just being able to own one back then was quite a thing as they were very expensive. Generally when someone bought one they also had a professional photographer record the occasion. Thanks to this, many of these photos have survived and given us a glimpse…

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