I wanted to add this image after Tony De Seta posted a photo of Cliff Woodbury’s FD Miller at Indy but I had some trouble finding it in the dark corners of my PC. The good news is that I found it so all of you art lovers can enjoy looking at it.
In my opinion, everything about this photo looks odd. The mailman seems to have shiny new boots and a clean uniform. The 1911 Flying Merkel parked somewhere on a Washington, D.C. street looks like it was riden or pushed off the showroom floor. I wonder if this is a publicity shot.
Tuffy Jacobs, seen here sitting on a factory 21.5 c.i. Indian with Minard ‘Miny’ Waln at Ascot Speedway in 1925. You can also find 100’s more motorcycle photos here on The Old Motor.
A Stutz again, this photo shows a smiling Earl Cooper behind the wheel. This may possibly be Cooper at the 1912 Santa Monica Road Races. This Stutz is a very early model judging by it’s chassis and radiator details which I have seen both in other early photos and on the early cars that have…
Here’s a 1909 or 1910 Washington. Washington’s were built in Hyattsville, MD from 1909-1912. This one shows a 1910 Maryland license plate on the front. They were a traditional 4 cylinder, 30-40 hp car. They were fairly low production, but fortunately one survives to this day.
A photo of the front yard of an unknown Ford dealer. The surroundings appear to be full of Model T’s (Flivers) in for repair but the object of interest in this photo is the T speedster that everyone is gathered around. Looks to be a factory made conversion body with some added disc wheels or…
It seems that this was a good day on the boards.