Jack Mattes in his racing car which is based on a Model T Ford with an overhead valve racing head. Mattes won the 1923 State Championship in Wisconsin with the help of Dow Metal Pistons which were of a light alloy.
Undeterred by the snow, these guys proudly show off their homemade speedster, which looks like it began as either a Chevy or Dodge c. 1927.
A very nice image of a Rumely 15-30 Single Cylinder kerosene burning tractor taken during 1912. This photo appears to be take somewhere out in the Plains States during the big expansion westward. I have seen one of these running in person and they literally shake the ground.
A couple of Coppers on a near new Harley-Davidson and sidecar with a very distintive windshield. Photo from 1924
A 1906 or early 1907 Stanley model F touring, with a 1907 VT plate registered to John S. Patrick of Burlington, VT. Mr. Patrick did not have the car steamed up when the photo was taken (by Mr. Homer Locke), because we can see the throttle is wide open — the lever on the steering…
Al Price was just the kind of guy we like here at The Old Motor. If it was not for all the men and women like him we would not be able to be looking at all of these images that we enjoy today, so many years later. He appears to be riding a late…
An International truck leaving a granary in Saskatoon, Canada in the late 1920s. Be sure to look at the enlargement of this incredibly clear image that may have been a publicity photo for International or Quaker Oats.