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Steele and Studebakers

Many of our readers from Connecticut will recognize the name of the man with the microphone in our top photo today. He’s Bob Steele, who’s morning show became a broadcasting instituition on WTIC in Hartford. Walking into the station offices on a whim in 1936 to audition for a staff announcer position, he began his…

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A 1906 Pope – Hartford on an AAA Run

This early photo of a 1906 Pope – Hartford as many were, was made from a glass plate negative and is of good size and quite clear. This Model L is the largest machine the Pope Manufacturing Co. made that year and was the only four cylinder. It was on a 102″ w.b., with the engine being…

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Just When You Think You’ve Seen It All…..

A steam locomotive is shown below, that has crashed thru the back wall of the engine house in this photo captioned as being from Hartford, Connecticut. A crew has built up cribbing under the engine so that it can be jacked up to get it in back in the house. There is a widely circulated photo of…

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