This photo shows the staff in the shop at Rudolf Ford during 1920 in an unknown location. The photo is courtesy of Dave Longstreth.
Two photos showing the Doble brother at that dynamometer. Behind the control panel he is standing at is his burner and boiler assembly. The second photo shows the complete power train set up for testing purposes. We will return to Doble at a later date and explore his incredible automobile in detail.
Obscure makes deserve equal time. Delling only made a few cars between 1923 and 1927, apparently in Philadelphia. Eric Delling worked at Mercer and was involved with Stanley as well.
This press photo shows an engineer for this small railroad which used a late 1920s Model L Lincoln for all of their operations. The road which was ten miles long, operated between Victoria and Wataga in Knox County, Illinois It carried the mail and did general freight and passenger duty. They were able to turn…
A press photo dated December 23, 1934 of Kelly Petillo, along with mechanic Takio Hirashima. This is at the Mines Field Road Race which they won in The Sparks-Weirick car. Watch this interesting British Pathe video of his 1935 Indianapolis 500 win. Follow the link HERE.
One of the skilled technicians at Shaefer’s motor car radio department hard at work. There is quite an assortment of test equipment at hand. The car appears to be an Auburn.