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Fedders Manufacturing Company, Radiator Makers, Buffalo, NY

The interesting photo above shows workers posing with their product, which were White truck radiator shells that were cast of aluminum and then ground and polished at the Fedders Manufacturing Company Plant #1 in Buffalo, NY. Fedders began as a metalworking shop started by Theodore C. Fedders in 1896, in Buffalo. At first Fedders made milk cans…

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“The Greatest American Racing Car” – Locomobile Old 16 – Part I

This Locomobile racing car known as Old 16, at one time was referred to as “The Greatest American Racing Car”. That title was first used by the press and later by the Locomobile Company of America in advertising after the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race, an event which was followed around the world. This Locomobile won the…

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1905 Ormond Beach Racing Event

A colorized postcard photo showing Wille K. Vanderbilt in his Mercedes, the English Napier of McDonald and a Thomas on the beach ready for a run. The Old Motor Photo.

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The Fall 1908 Brighton Beach 24 Hour Race Revisited

We showed you the winners of the fall 1908 Brighton Beach 24 hour race earlier and this time we are going to show you the #8 Thomas 6-70 driven by George Salzman to third place after having traveled 1116 miles. Below is a good looking Cleveland which Louis Chevrolet, Miller and McMann drove to fifth…

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Gentleman Contemplating A Speed Run

These two gentleman appear to be contemplating their run on the sand during the 1907 Ormond-Daytona speed trials. The car is a new 1907 Thomas Flyer Model 4-60, double chain-drive which was a 3-pass. runabout. The car has been stripped of its fenders, lamps and hood and they must have thought that they would have…

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An Early Motoring Scene

Here is a wonderful trio of cars, in an exceptional early motoring image. The first car appears to be a 1905 Thomas 40 or 50 (they made both), the second car is a French fronted single cylinder Olds of the same vintage and the last car appears to be a 1905-06 Winton or Northern. Unfortunately…

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A Thomas Flyer Racer

An interesting photo of a couple young men with jaunty caps on, sitting in their Thomas Flyer. It is obviously a stripped chassis and seeing as the photo was taken on a track, we might be safe in assuming that they raced it.  This model was produced from 1908-10 and the first year was called…

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Come Fly With Us….

An interesting photo of a circa 1905-07 Oldsmoble with what I like to call butterfly fenders. This was a styling craze from that time and it was used by more than a few American makers. This Oldsmobile appears to possibly be a brand new car which is participating in some type of event in Denver,…

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