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Sporty Roamer Touring Cars

The photo above shows us three 1919 Roamer touring cars with Rochester-Duesenberg engines next to the factory. The 1921 touring car below is wearing a heavily padded California top featuring octagonal quarter windows and landau irons. It also is wearing wheel discs over its wire wheels.  Photos from the Fred Roe Collection, courtesy of Racemaker Press.

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A Pair of Distinctive Roamers

This is our third set of images of Roamers automobiles with very smart and up to date coach work. The top photo shows us a Cabriolet with what appears to be a collapsable top. The lighter section on the doors is a panel done in cane-work. The open-fronted limousine below is carrying Miss Mississippi in 1918….

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Rochester-Duesenberg….The Meteor

The Meteor was a high quality, dignified and at the same time sporty assembled car that the management  choose to use the Rochester Duesenberg engine. The Vice President W.D. Morton had the most experience with automobiles on the management team and had previously worked for Mercer and Biddle, another Philadelphia area assembled car maker. It…

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Rochester-Duesenberg Engines

We have covered much of the information and photos about the Model A Duesenberg and also their airplane engines which is in the Fred Roe Collection. We will now move onto covering the engine design that they sold after having used it extensively in racing. After WWI The Duesenberg Brothers had decided to change from…

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