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Repair Row – Montclair, New Jersey

A Mercer Raceabout, Model T Ford Speedster and a Stutz Touring car in Montclair, New Jersey. Many towns and cities usually have an area where older or inexpensive new buildings are located that cater to industrial uses and the service trades. This circa early-1920s photo courtesy of Charles Heyer shows what appears to be one of…

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Flying Low with Goodrich Tires – Granger, Texas ca.1925

Frank Danforth’s Garage and International Order of Odd Fellows Lodge in downtown Granger, Texas. L to R : Frank Martinets, baby Dan Martinets, E. Blaylock, Frank Danforth, and three unnamed others. Frank Danforth certainly chose an odd way to promote his primary product, Goodrich Tires, but surely went to great lengths to do so. Apparently not…

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A Stylish Model “T” Ford Speedster

This represents only one of the thousands of Model “T” Ford Speedsters built across the land by young men and women back in the 1910’s and 1920’s when they were quite popular. A used Model ‘T” chassis could be purchased quite cheaply at the time and rebuilt quickly into a special as we see here….

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W.G. Kelly’s Model T Ford Speedster

The Model “T” Ford chassis was a very popular platform upon which to build a speedster back in the period. At the time this photo was taken, what would go on to become a very large aftermarket that supplied accessories, bodies, radiators, wire wheels and racing parts for the Ford was just beginning to be formed. W. G….

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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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