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Traction Action

Road conditions in the US in the early days of the automobile were truly primitive. These photos show the testing of a device called the American Traction Ring. The ring looks to be half the diameter of the rear wheel. The company was located in White Plains, New York. Can any of our readers identify the…

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Well….We Thought It Would Be OK?

This very graphic photo shows a steam engine which has crashed thru a bridge during harvest season in the Mid-West. Many bridges that were adequate for earlier traffic crushed under the weight of the heavy machines of the new century. It appears that no one was hurt, as the crew is posing for this photo…

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Great winter car

The cold weather everyone seems to be talking about lately got me to looking for early closed car photos. Here are two photos of the same 1914 Overland Model 79C. It looks like a new car and the owner is justifiably proud. Overlands were a well-built, mid-sized car and they sold well during this time…

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