The second racing car in line appears to be Jenatzy, who drove for Mercedes. He was known as the Red Devil because of his red hair and his hard driving.
This gas station and garage in Colorado makes for an interesting photo if you study all of the details. It appears they were a Chevrolet dealer in addition to also selling Miller Cord tires. The gasoline that the visible pump out front supplied was 22 cents a gallon, which is comparable to what we are…
Here’s a 1912 Buick Model 28 Roadster owned by the Great Western Power Company. Notice the unique storage-boxes on the hood, held in place by the brass windshield rods. I hope they weren’t heavy boxes, or the occupants would soon be picking them up. Also note the small boxes on the top behind the passenger.
Three young children giving their pedal car a going over. The boy on the ground appears to be being told what to work on by the oldest girl.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick L. Hunt, are shown with their Indian Twin motorcycle and sidecar. Mr. Hunt sits side-saddle, looking at his wife, Effie and they appear to be ready to go off exploring for the day. The machine appears to be a teens-early twenties, Power Plus Twin, made in Springfield, Massachusetts.
I believe this interesting photo was taken in Springfield, Massachusetts. The Packard Motor Car Company of New York held the distributorship for Packard in Springfield (as well as in several other cities outside the NY metro area), and we see it on the back of the Indian service cycle. Indians were manufactured in Springfield, and…
A fine group of early motorcyclists posing for a photo, including one women. Just as with early automobiles at the time, it was popular to go out touring in a group and share the challenges, fresh air and the sights.