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The First Garage In Glenwood

Glenwoods first garage is unfortunately all we know about the location of this country operation. The name at the top is not legible but the bottom reads Bros. The most unusual vehicle is what appears to be a Scripps-Booth in the center, a Model T on the left, and unknown behind the three motorcycles. Inside…

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The Queen

The Queen was produced in Detroit between 1904-1906. The early models had an eight horsepower single with healthy dimensions of a 5.5 inch bore, by a 6 inch stroke. The firm also produced a twin cylinder model and at some point in 1905, came out with a four cylinder machine. The firm like many early…

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Take your pick

Here we have another interesting combination of technologies. The car is a Packard model 633 phaeton (1929) with the Graf Zeppelin looming above. The car beneath the zeppelin looks like another Packard, a club sedan.

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The Gray Wolf

This photo is showing the 1904 Packard “Gray Wolf ” that was driven by Charles Schmidt in the first Vanderbilt Cup Race which was held that year. Schmidt finished 4th in the race averaging 39.0 mph. The race was won by George Hearth in his French Panhard. Note that Schmitt who built this car, had the…

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Ed Winfield

Ed Winfield is shown in his Kant-Skore Piston Special at the Ascot track in southern California in the photo taken during 1924. Winfield was a mechanical genius who developed a very famous flathead Model T Ford engine that was in this car. It featured a two up-two down crankshaft (he changed the firing order to…

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