1905 Columbia Mark XXXV Electric

Columbia was a pioneer in the electric automobile field, introducing an electric Wagonette as early as 1900. The Hartford, Connecticut based company produced electrics as well as gasoline cars from…

1904 Peerless Type 8 Style K

In 1869, Peerless started in Cincinnati, Ohio, by producing a clothes wringer that turned out to be quite profitable.  In 1891, Peerless moved into the bicycle industry and produced 10,000…

1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen Replica

Carl Benz submitted a patent on January 29, 1886, to Berlin’s Imperial Patent Office for a gasoline powered three wheel machine.  Patent number 37435 is expressed as the first automobile…

1901 Winton

In 1897, a Scottish bicycle manufacturer living in Cleveland, Alexander Winton, set up a car-manufacturing company, the Winton Motor Carriage Company.  The 1897 Winton featured leather seats, rubber tires (made…

1904 Cyklon Cyklonette Trike

This intriguing Cyklonette trike was built by the Cyklon Maschinenfabrik GmbH in Berlin, who manufactured French motorcycles under license. Cyklon introduced the first of their three-wheelers at the Leipzig Motor…

1860 Stagecoach

Two wheelwrights named J. S. Abbot and Lewis Downing perfected the first Concord Stagecoach in 1826. Their New Hampshire wagon factory became the place where Abbot and Downing would manufacture…

1904 Oldsmobile Model 6C Curved Dash Runabout

The Curved Dash Oldsmobile is credited as the first high-volume mass-produced automobile. The runabout could seat 2 passengers, and sold for $650.00, the lowest price point on the market. The…

1899 De Dion-Bouton Tricycle

Count Albert De Dion was born of French noble descent and engineering genes. During his early years, he had an obsession with steam engines. De Dion entered a partnership with…

1886 Daimler Prototype – replica

In 1886, Gottlieb Daimler and his partner Wilhelm Maybach developed and patented a small lightweight internal combustion gasoline engine. It is recognized as the prototype of the modern gasoline engine,…