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Crawford Automobile Company radiator emblem
Crawford Automobile Company radiator emblem
M.P. Möller, a pipe organ builder, operated the Crawford Automobile Company. Crawford produced a limited number of vehicles, no more than 275 cars made in a given year. In 1922 a sporting model was introduced and named the Dagmar after Möller's daughter.
Region: South Atlantic
      
State: MD
      
Era: 1890-1930
Crawford Automobile Company radiator emblem, Dagmar
Crawford Automobile Company radiator emblem, Dagmar
M.P. Möller, a pipe organ builder, operated the Crawford Automobile Company. Crawford produced a limited number of vehicles, no more than 275 cars made in a given year. In 1922 a sporting model was introduced and named the Dagmar, after Mölller's daughter.
Region: South Atlantic
      
State: MD
      
Era: 1890-1930
Dodge Brothers radiator emblem
Dodge Brothers radiator emblem
John and Horace Dodge were early Ford Motor Company shareholders and employees. They started producing their own cars in 1914, and by 1916 they were fourth overall in U.S. sales. In 1928 Walter P. Chrysler bought the company for $175 million.
Region: East North Central
      
State: MI
      
Era: 1890-1930
Dort radiator emblem
Dort radiator emblem
Josiah Dallas Dort was a carriage maker before deciding to produce automobiles.
Region: East North Central
      
State: MI
      
Era: 1890-1930
Elcar radiator emblem
Elcar radiator emblem
From 1909 to 1915 the Elkhart Carriage & Motor Car Company produced Sterlings, but for the 1916 model year they changed the name to Elcar. Elcars had powerful engines, but production was never more than 4,000 units per year.
Region: East North Central
      
State: IN
      
Era: 1890-1930
Empire Auto Company radiator emblem
Empire Auto Company radiator emblem
Empire was a popular model name for automobiles with at least three different manufacturers producing Empires. The Little Aristocrat was a small two seater that sold for $950.
Region: East North Central
      
State: IN
      
Era: 1890-1930
Essex Super Six radiator emblem
Essex Super Six radiator emblem
The Essex was introduced by the Hudson Motor Car Company as a low-priced line of vehicles. Available for $1,295 in 1922, it was a best seller and pushed Hudson's sales up to an eventual ranking of 3rd in U.S. production. A Super Six made the first two-way transcontinental trip (from New York to...
Region: East North Central
      
State: MI
      
Era: 1890-1930, 1929-1945
Ford radiator emblem
Ford radiator emblem
Henry Ford built his first experimental car in a workshop behind his house in 1896. For several years he built experimental and racing cars before producing the Model N in 1906, which sold for $500 and undercut Oldsmobile's low-priced market. This led to the Model T, or Tin Lizzie, that became...
Region: East North Central
      
State: MI
      
Era: 1890-1930, 1929-1945, 1945-1975, 1968-present
Franklin radiator emblem
Franklin radiator emblem
The H.H. Franklin Manufacturing Company originally produced die casts in the 1890s, but in the early 1900s Herbert H. Franklin was intrigued by designs for air cooled engines and began producing the Franklin automobile. For the entire duration of production, Franklins had air cooled engines.
Region: Middle Atlantic
      
State: NY
      
Era: 1890-1930, 1929-1945
Hudson Motor Car Compnay radiator emblem
Hudson Motor Car Compnay radiator emblem
The Hudson was created by Roy D. Chapin and financed by J. L. Hudson, who was the head of a large Detroit-based department store of the same name. The Hudson Motor Car Company's high sales figures were mostly due to the inexpensive model line of the Essex. In 1954 Hudson joined with Nash to...
Region: East North Central
      
State: MI
      
Era: 1890-1930, 1929-1945, 1945-1975
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