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A pair of 1904 Pope-Hartford Model A Runabouts

This pair of 1904 Pope-Hartford Model A Runabouts in great early photos are interesting to see especially with the period signage in the background. Recently we covered another 1904 Pope-Hartford that was also in the 1904 AAA St. Louis Tour, as the one in the photo (below) was, if you take a look back many of…

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**Update**Charles Soules-Early Racer

Tim Martin found this great circa 1904-1905  photo of Charles Soules, aboard  a racing car. We are not sure of the maker but their is a possibility that it may be a Pope-Toledo. If any of our readers know more about the car or what event Soules was in please send us a comment. **Update** With…

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Pope-Toledo Speedcar

A pair of young gentleman out in the fall, in what appears to be a circa 1906  stripped down Pope-Toledo. This may have been the big Type XII, which was listed as a 35-40 h.p. car. These gents, like many others, copied what racing car drivers did when they built a racing car. By taking…

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A 1906 Pope-Toledo Touring Car

A Pope-Toledo type XII 35-40 h.p. touring car looking a little worse for the wear is shown in this postcard photo. It looks like it maybe a couple of years old, is a bit weathered and is missing the drive-chain case and a headlight lens. The advertising copy from the Salt Lake City, Goodwin’s Weekly,…

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Holcomb’s Auto Station

A very interesting early photo showing us the parking area in front of The Holcomb Co. in what appears to be, New Haven, CT. They were located at 100 Toffe St. and sold both Winton and Franklin. The photo is courtesy of  John C. Rehberg who believes that the Winton on the left is a…

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The Old Pope

This very well-built Pope-Toledo started life in 1904 or 1905 with a King of Belgium body. This photo was taken in 1915 in Arkansas as evidenced by the license plate. The car has undergone several changes since new. It now lacks fenders and the body has been cut down, but the original seat was re-used. It…

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