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Early Locomobile Steam Cars in New York City

The Locomobile Steam Car is quite a story in itself, the design was by the Stanley Brothers who sold it to John B. Walker for $250,000. He promptly sold half of the company to paving contractor Amzi L. Barber. Their partnership lasted just a short time; Walker went on to found Mobile Company of America at the Stanley works in New…

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Big Steam

A photo dating to the 1920’s showing a 1912 Stanley model 87 seven passenger touring in New Hampshire. This was one of the largest passenger cars Stanley ever built, using a 30hp engine and an aluminum skinned body. There are only three surviving examples of this vehicle out of 17 manufactured in 1912, this being…

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