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1900 Locomobile

This modest machine is a 1900 Locomobile, rated at a mere 3.5 hp. However, one should not dismiss the car out of hand based on that rating. The power-to-weight ratio made these scrappy. F.O. Stanley drove a similar car to the top of Mt. Washington in 1899. Steam cars generally love hill climbing, but descending…

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What Is Oldfield Posing In?

Here is a photo of publicly hound Barney Oldfield posing for the press in an impressive looking roadster. I have been studying this photo for days on and off trying to place the maker of this fine looking automobile. Based on the steering wheel, quadrant and column along with the emergency brake handle construction I…

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William Brazenor

From what I have been able to gather, William Brazenor rode Indian motorcycles exclusively in hillclimb contests for many years. Other than this, information has been difficult to come by. The two photos are courtesy of his daughter Helen Murison who is pictured in the arms of her father together with her mother Helen and grandmother…

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