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Stanley Model F

A 1906 or early 1907 Stanley model F touring, with a 1907 VT plate registered to John S. Patrick of Burlington, VT. Mr. Patrick did not have the car steamed up when the photo was taken (by Mr. Homer Locke), because we can see the throttle is wide open — the lever on the steering…

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Our Kind Of Guy

Al Price was just the kind of guy we like here at The Old Motor. If it was not for all the men and women like him we would not be able to be looking at all of these images that we enjoy today, so many years later. He appears to be riding a late…

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Quaker Oats

An International truck leaving a granary in Saskatoon, Canada in the late 1920s. Be sure to look at the enlargement of this incredibly clear image that may have been a publicity photo for International or Quaker Oats.

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He Drives A Duesenberg

Clark Gable was the original owner of this beautiful 1935 Duesenberg JN with custom coachwork by Bohman & Schwartz in California a highly regarded firm . Fortunately, the car has survived to the present day and has been in the hands of careful collectors for years. In 2008 the car won Best in Show at…

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The Power Of The Hour

A very nice ad displaying the Rochester-Duesenberg walking beam engine, copyrighted 1919. The engine (above) followed after the Duesenberg Brothers sold the rights to the Rochester Motors Co. to manufacture a production version of the early eight-valve racing engine. The engines where used by assembled car makers and ended up being installed in the following makes;…

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A Pint Sized Racer

The 1950s were the beginning of the Quarter Midget racing craze. Thousands of youngsters across the U.S. took to the tracks, dirt and paved alike. It was a family sport, as Dad and mom were the pit crews and provided support and tranportation. Here in this photo from 1957, six year old Mickey Barry one…

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