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A 1908 Mitchell and a FN Motorcycle

Here we have a Mitchell owner posing with his dog behind the wheel of his 1908 Model G roadster. The motorcycle is the Belgian made FN, the most successful of early four-cylinder machines and one of the first attempts at an intergrated design rather than the usual bicycle with clip on engine.          …

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The “Devil Of Antwerp”

Minerva, the daughter of Jupiter and a Roman goddess of warriors, art, wisdom and measurement. It was also the name Dutch immigrant Sylvain de Jong chose for his second attempt at bicycle manufacture that would ultimately lead to the construction of motocycles, voiturettes and later automobiles made in the Belgian city of Antwerp. In 1900, the first Minerva moto-cyclette with it’s…

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Model T Mecca

White’s Garage, where!?  West Ossipee, NH does not initially look probable for a thriving Ford garage.  Being on the main trunk road from the Boston area to New Hampshire’s White Mountains, though, it did prosper during the Model T era.  This was also home to the Model T “snowmobile” kit, although you wouldn’t know it…

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Turn Her Around Boys….

Employees turn the big Buick sedan around on the turn table for the terminal manager of a Chicago area railroad. The car as you can see is equipped with special flanged wheels for rail travel. It appears that the boss had the boys keep his car in a high state of polish, look at the…

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