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A Mile A Minute….

This 1910 Oldsmobile Limited Roadster was one of the makers most impressive automobiles ever. The Limited in 1910 featured a 130 inch wheel base and a large 505 c.i. t-head, six cylinder engine and rode on huge 42 x 4.5 inch tires. The limited in the postcard photo above is shown with the very interesting Royal…

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America’s Best Built Car, The Locomobile

A 1908 Type I Locomobile driven by Joyce, along with his riding mechanic Morden, participating in Locomobile’s hometown ” Sport Hill Climbing Contest “. The America’s Best Built Car slogan was backed up by a win that fall by Locomobile in the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race, which we will visit in the near future. The…

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Lugar’s Ford Sales And Service

This is Lugar’s Ford Garage, somewhere in the state of Nebraska. It appears to be just your average Ford Garage with imitation brick tin siding, over a simple, wooden frame construction. Out front we see two Reo touring cars, possibly a Star touring and four Model T Fords. What is interesting though is what the…

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A Stearns In Jacksonville, Florida

A very nice and clear postcard image showing a rare c. 1910-11, Stearns 15-30 Touring car. The car is shown wearing a 1910 Jacksonville City, licence plate. The name on the back of the card is listed as C. S. Carter. The Stearns was a very high quality automobile manufactured in Cleveland, Ohio. This is…

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Winter logging

Winter has always been a great time to harvest timber, and here is a great example of how steam power was used to haul a big load of logs in Cheboygan, Michigan (about as far north as you can go before the U.P.). The rig is a Phoenix, c. 1903-05, built in Wisconsin.

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Nashua New Hampshire, 1911…

An interesting postcard sent on April, 19 1911, showing a very rare Maxwell Roadster. The sporty looking car is on a rough, possibly paving brick street, out in front of The Steam Dye House. The postcard was sent back home to Maine reading the following; Hello Sister, Here I am, what do you say, for a…

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