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The Eads Motor Co., Lexington Kentucky and two Ford Racing Cars

Ford-based racing cars and a Graham in front of the Eads Motor Co. The Eads Motor Co. pictured above was located at 256 East Main Street in Lexington, Kentucky. Little is known about the operation other than what can be found on the signage on the front of the building. The agency handled Diamond T…

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Clarence Larson’s Attractive Model T Ford Racing Car

Clarence Norske Larson appears to have started out his driving career behind the wheel of this exceptional little Model “T” Ford racing car about 1920. Like most of the Ford racing cars built at the time, this one was lowered a good six-inches by adding a flat front frame crossmember, raising the rear one and flattening out…

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An F.W.D. Model T Racer, A Poor Man’s Miller

We have always wondered about this car, who built, who owned it, where was it raced? The photo has enough clues so that maybe the location can possibly be pieced together or hopefully one of our readers may know more about this “Ingenuity Special”. It is modeled on a front-drive Miller and is based on Model…

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The Frontenac Ford Catalog Part I

A week or so ago we posted some very interesting photos of early customs from Charlie Beesley’s motor life.blog. Also on his blog, Charlie has the two photos shown here of a Model T Ford speedster, wearing 1919 Montana plates. Having an interest in Model T Ford racing cars since youth, we thought this would be…

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