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1909 Indy Inaugural: Remy Brassard….Peter Helck

1909 Indy Inaugural: Remy Brassard. Another fine Peter Helck artwork depicting the twenty-five-mile Free-for-All Remy Brassard race, that was held on the second day of the three day Indianapolis Speedway opening event. There were only three starters for the race; Oldfield’s white Benz, Zengle’s Chadwick and DePalma in a stripped stock Fiat which was a…

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The Last of The Chadwicks, the Model 19

In our last post on the Chadwick, we showed the intake side of the redesigned engine which featured overhead intake valves, after having previously been a t-head design. We also showed copies of a period article from the Cycle & Automobile Trade Journal. It turns out that the original photos used for the article exist…

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The Great Chadwick Six

One again our friend Doug Marin has a few more wonderful Chadwick photos to share with us. The first photo is this right hand side engine view that is crystal clear. Be sure to click on it to enlarge it and check the fine detail. We were able to fine an article published in the…

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The Chadwick Automobile

Two Chadwick photos which are courtesy of Doug Marin a Chadwick enthusiast who believes the 1907 car above was the first six-cylinder Chadwick produced. The photo below shows Wille Haupt in his Chadwick on his way to winning the Giants Despair Climb on May 30, 1908 with a time of 1:38. Doug also added that the factory…

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The First Chadwick -1904

Thanks to Chadwick enthusiast Doug Marin, who has sent us a set of photos of the first Chadwick car. The following is the information that he provided us with about the start of the company. In 1904, Mr. Chadwick bought parts and tooling at the auction of the Searchmont Com-pany and rented a stable/warehouse in…

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