A very unique colorized photo of the Payne & Twomey gas station possibly in the 1920’s.
The car Fithan is in above appears to possibly be an Overland Speedster, c.1913 which was actually a 30 HP car and I assume it should read 50 mph+ on the card. Read the amazing story about Frank E. Fithen at this link.
Very clear and detailed photographs of the two models that the maker produced. Can a H-D expert give us the precise years of both of these beautiful machines?
The T-Head Mercer was one of the most famous early American automobiles for good reason. It was brilliantly designed by Findley Robertson Porter and grew out of the Roebling-Planche effort just before it. It was a success immediately and you can read all about the racing results in the thumbnails below. By only 1912 which…