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The Ocean Bluff Garage, Kennebunkport, Maine

Like many early garages, it appears that H. L. Littlefield & Son, of the Ocean Bluff Garage, may have had quite a fleet of cars for tourists in the popular resort town to rent. The garage was located on Ocean Ave. in Kennebunkport, ME., where many no doubt traveled to by train for a sea side vacation…

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The 1912 Packard Models and the New Model 48 Six Cylinder

As we mentioned in our last post covering the 1911 Packard, the firm had made the big move as most of the other high quality manufacturers had, or were planning to do and announced the companies Model 48 six cylinder engine as can be seen above. It is very similar to most big American six…

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The 1910 Packard Models Thirty and Eighteen

To show you what the Packard Motor Company had in store for 1910, we have a treasure trove of wonderful original Packard Company photos to share with you. Above and below is a very unusual collapsable coupe, with very intricate cane work treatment giving the car a most exclusive air about it. The Packard 30…

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A Great Year for Packard and the 1908 Model 30

The Packard Motorcar had really taken off and 1908 would be a great year for the firm and its excellent Model 30. It was available in two wheelbases, a 108″ version and also a slightly larger long w.b. chassis this year at 124″. Packard’s photography department had also become more skilled as witnessed by these…

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Two Gents and a Packard Model 30 Runabout

A great pair of photos showing a couple of young men in a very dirty but, attractive circa 1907 Packard Model 3o Runabout. Can anyone ID the state the license plate was issued in ? Photos courtesy of Doug Marin.

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A Fine 1907 Packard Model 30 Touring Car

This photo of a 1907 Packard Model 30 appears to have been taken at a grand hotel, as were popular in the period and the Connecticut license plate may be a clue as to where this photo was taken. It appears to be a standard seven-passenger touring car but it has some upgraded features and is equipped with…

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A Packard At The Docks

This circa 1908 Packard Model 30 Touring car is shown on a platform which was used for moving freight on and off of steamships. The crane that is lifting it is just behind and above it on the iron trolley. We do not know the circumstances involved with this particular photo but in this time…

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