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Drawing a crowd

I’m not sure why the crowd has gathered. I don’t imagine it was for the car-a 1913 Cadillac-unless they were giving rides. The license plate is a 1914 New Jersey. One would think an auto would not be such a curiosity in NJ by that late date.

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Lots of traction

At least you would think it wouldn’t be a problem with six people aboard and tire chains on the back. The car is a 1904 Autocar with a two-cylinder engine. Notice the left-hand drive; an unusual feature in automobiles this early.

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Hand on the door

Does that mean he’s ready to jump? Is this a driving lesson? The car appears new-note the shiny paint. It is a 1915 Buick Model C-36-the larger of two four-cylinder offerings from Buick that year. They also made a six-cylinder. It has a 1915 NJ license plate on the front.

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It’s electric

Here’s a Borland Electric, built in Chicago. They were assembled vehicles and expensive; ranging from $2500-6500 depending on body style. This is an advertising postcard and shows a 1913 Illinois dealer license plate on the front. One of the features of the early Illinois plates was that the rear ones were solid but the front ones were slotted…

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Anaheim Road Race Winners…….1912

A very interesting photo with a great background showing an EMF above, winner of the Medium Car Road Race, held in Anaheim, California, on July 4, 1912. It is displayed in front of the P. J. Weisel dealership. Ivan Pozega found the following information contained in the next paragraph about Weisel. ” The photo of…

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