An Entertaining & Informative Vintage Automobile Internet Magazine

Ladies’ day out

Who knows whether these ladies actually motored the day this snapshot was taken. Their attire, especially the big hat, might not have been the wisest choice for an open roadster. The car is a 1912 Stoddard Dayton registered to William T. Bailey of Virginia, MN.

  No Comments      Read More  

Air cooled in Texas

Series 9B (1919) Franklin coupe in Texas. The V windshield was a short lived feature on Franklins of that era, but was surely distinctive. In addition to various badges (including AAA) the car sports MacBeth headlamp lenses with green tinted glass “visor” at top.

  1 Comment      Read More  

Pacific Auto Works

It must have been a whole different scene in the auto repair business back in the late 20s, when this photo was taken in Los Angeles. Automobiles needed so much more care and repairing than they do today. I am assuming, judging by some of the photos of elaborate repair shops and garages, that at…

  No Comments      Read More  

The Acme Motor Car Co.

It is always welcome, but rare to find an early high quality photo like this one, that Tony De Seta sent in to me. It is a press photo taken by the well known Spooner and Wells firm from NYC. This photo evidently was sent in to a newspaper by A. B. Tucker from their…

  4 Comments      Read More  

Knox…..The Pride Of Springfield.

The Knox was manufactured in Springfield, Ma to very high standards. Knox first got his start with an air-cooled three wheeler and stayed with air cooling on the early models continuing with the four wheeled cars he next built. His first truck unit was a big three wheeled tractor for pulling a trailer. He continued…

  1 Comment      Read More