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Diesel Engine Pioneers in America

Clessie Cummins was a early pioneer of the diesel engine in America and this press photo was taken before a highly publicized cross country trip he took to promote his engine. This 1934 Auburn Convertible Sedan, carried the innovative Model A six-cylinder aluminum diesel engine, on a NY to LA trip, between June 17, to July…

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Clessie Cummins And His Diesel

If you look at as many press photos as we do, the old adage comes thru, “You can’t always believe what you read”. We have this press photo seen above, dated June 17, 1935 of Clessie Cummins about to start on a coast to coast economy run. Boldly painted on the side of the car…

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