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A Winton Six Promotes the Future Trans – Canada Highway

The effort to build the Trans-Canada Highway began in 1911, but the road was not officially opened in it’s fully complete and paved form until 1962. It was started by a small band of forward-thinking early automobile enthusiasts who knew that their country would benefit immensely from a good highway that crossed the entire nation. At the…

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An Early Winton in Illinois

This Winton full of Gentlemen appears to be a 1906 Model K, which was a 30 h.p. five-passenger touring car on a 102″ w.b. A catalog illustration is shown just below and the thumbnails at the bottom from the Automobile Journal show the construction details. The article gives full details on Winton’s unique pneumatically actuated…

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Alexander Winton….Ormond Beach 1903

A nice and clear photo along with a caption from the Peter Helck Collection, showing Alexander Winton in the Winton Bullet # 1, on the beach at Ormond during the 1903 speed meet. This car carried a 40 h.p. engine that was over 8 litres. Photo courtesy of Racemaker Press.

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The Winton Bullets No. 2 and No. 3 on Ormond Beach….1904

A photo of the Winton team posing on the beach at Daytona-Ormond which in reality were one and the same. The Ormond name was used for primarily the early winter speed meets. Both the Bullet No. 2 and No. 3 were at the 1904 speed meet and Oldfield evidently was able to set a worlds…

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A Winton Touring Car

A postcard photo of a party out in a 1912 Winton Model 48 7-passenger touring car. The photo was taken by photographer C. T. Johnson of East Jaffrey, N.H. The Old Motor photo.

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Barney Oldfield And A Winton

This early photo shows Barney Oldfield behind the wheel of what appears to be a 1903 Winton 20 h.p. twin, with a detachable rear entrance tonneau. The year before he was running Henry Fords racer and beat Alexander Winton in a five-mile race by half a mile. Winton then hired Oldfield to race his cars…

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A Gould Topped Winton

The second photo in a series of photos of automobiles featuring accessory Gould Tops. The car is a late teens or early twenties Winton, a high quality car manufactured in Cleveland, OH Photo courtesy of Tom Jakeway.

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