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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…

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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…

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We’re On The Ball Today….

We have looked at auto polo here before, when it was generally played with Model T Fords and done the old fashioned way. Be sure to watch this short clip from back in the day when this rough and tumble sport was played. Two press photos from 1951 show a different version of the game…

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Gar Wood Sr. & Jr.

This very interesting press photo was taken in 1933, showing famous boat racer and manufacturer Gar Wood, along with his son Gar Wood Jr. It appears that Wood had a dynamometer set up and on it we see what maybe a Packard v-12 engine with twin Roots superchargers with the carburetors located on top of…

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The Ford Delivers…..

The Ford TT one-ton truck was one of the most used trucks in the US from its intro-duction until probably some point in the early 30’s. At that point they were being replaced as they were slow but reliable with more modern designs that could do the job better and quicker. This late 20s example…

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