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Fast Traveling Stoddard-Dayton Speedster

Today’s feature image takes us back in time to Hanford, California, for a view of a very sporty-looking Stoddard-Dayton stripped of its coachwork and converted into a speedster. In an era when speed equipment was only available for racers on a factory team, and aftermarket offerings were still a few years away, the quick and…

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A Stoddard-Dayton….100 Years Ago

We received this photo from Steve Treudt who runs West Chicago Printing, a company which is celebrating their centennial this year. They have had this photo in the office for many years and it is dated, June 6, 1911 and taken in West Chicago, Ill. Shown are Steve’s great grandfather William Treudt, along with John McFarland who is at…

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A Stoddard-Dayton Roadster

This gent has every reason to be smiling, he is posing in his Stoddard-Dayton roadster, which appears to possibly be the big 1911-12 50 h.p. model. It was a very fine car which did well in racing and also on the road. This photo clearly shows one of their trademark styling features, the upturned fenders….

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A Stoddard-Dayton

Here are a couple of young gents in a very sporty looking circa 1910 Stoddard Dayton roadster. From studying the size of the car, it appears that this maybe one of the big fifty hp models which were quite good performers and did well in racing. Photo The Old Motor. Photos from the Horseless Age…

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Ladies’ day out

Who knows whether these ladies actually motored the day this snapshot was taken. Their attire, especially the big hat, might not have been the wisest choice for an open roadster. The car is a 1912 Stoddard Dayton registered to William T. Bailey of Virginia, MN.

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