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A Motorcycle Gathering on Gasoline Alley in Portland, Oregon

This interesting photo shows us a gathering of motorcyclists and their machines in front of the Motorcycle & Supply Company, a Harley-Davidson agency that was located at 209 Fourth Street in Portland, Oregon. In 1913, The Oregonian reported about the first endurance run from Portland to Corvallis and back by the Rose City Motorcycle Club with 37…

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* Updated * Isabelle Bracquemond’s Photos from Around the Globe

   Jimmy Murphy and his Straight-Eight Duesenberg racing car, at the Beverly Hills Board Track * An Update * About Jimmy Murphy’s Duesenberg can be found below at the end of the text. One of our friends in France, Isabelle Bracquemond, has honed her ability to seek out and find some of the most interesting vintage…

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A Micromobile by James V. Martin – The 1928 Dart

Foreshadowing the more successful American Austin, pioneering pilot and inventor Captain James V. Martin and engineer Miles H. Carpenter built three prototypes of this six hundred pound pipsqueak between 1926 and 1929. While the drivetrain was said to have been quite conventional, notwithstanding the modified inline four cylinder air-cooled Cleveland motorcycle engine, it’s springing was…

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