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Hupmobile radiator emblem
Hupmobile radiator emblem
Robert and Louis Hupp produced the first Hupmobile, a light runabout, in 1908. Sales steadily climbed, but the company was hit hard by the Depression, with sales falling by more than half. Hupmobile tried to survive by adapting body designs from other vehicles to Hupmobile's running gear, but...
Region: East North Central
      
State: MI
      
Era: 1890-1930, 1929-1945
King Motor Car Company radiator emblem
King Motor Car Company radiator emblem
Although the King was named after its founder, Charles B. King, with prices ranging from $1,400 to $4,235, this was not a car for the average citizen.
Region: East North Central
      
State: MI
      
Era: 1890-1930
Kissel Kar radiator emblem
Kissel Kar radiator emblem
Kissel Motor Company originally manufactured agricultural equipment, then stationary gas engines, before producing cars. Kissel manufactured almost the entire vehicle, something uncommon for early automobile companies. Most early auto manufacturers assembled parts bought from different...
Region: East North Central
      
State: WI
      
Era: 1890-1930, 1929-1945
Locomobile radiator emblem
Locomobile radiator emblem
Locomobile marketed steam powered cars until 1903 when it switched to cars with gasoline engines. The Locomobile steam runabout had a 14 inch boiler under the driver's seat that had to be refilled with water every 20 miles. Locomobile trademarked more than a dozen "loco" vehicle names,...
Region: New England
      
State: MA
      
Era: 1870-1900, 1890-1930, 1929-1945
Lozier radiator emblem
Lozier radiator emblem
The Lozier company manufactured bicycles before branching out to automobiles. Lozier experimented with designs and styles for three years, including the building of a steam car, before producing its first auto. Lozier had a reputation for very high quality and was favored by wealthy,...
Region: Middle Atlantic
      
State: NY
      
Era: 1890-1930
Maxwell Motor Company radiator emblem
Maxwell Motor Company radiator emblem
Jonathon Maxwell and Benjamin Briscoe collaborated to make a small runabour in 1904. This make performed well in early races. In 1923 Walter P. Chrysler took over Maxwell, with the last Maxwells being produced in 1925.
Region: East North Central
      
State: MI
      
Era: 1890-1930
McFarlan radiator emblem
McFarlan radiator emblem
The McFarlan Motor Car Company was an offshoot of the McFarlan Carriage Company. Although most of the cars were produced by assembling parts from other manufacturers, McFarlans are not usually considered assembled vehicles due to the care and detail the company paid to each car.
Region: East North Central
      
State: IN
      
Era: 1890-1930
Mercer radiator emblem
Mercer radiator emblem
The Mercer was named after its place of manufacture: Mercer Country, New Jersey. The Mercer Automobile Company's most popular car was a raceabout that guaranteed speeds of 75 mph. Beginning in 1915, several major design changes altered the appearance, although not functionality, of the...
Region: Middle Atlantic
      
State: NJ
      
Era: 1890-1930
Metzger Motor Car Company radiator emblem
Metzger Motor Car Company radiator emblem
Everitt and Metzger founded the Metzger Motor Car Company, launching models such as the Everitt, the Flanders, and the E.M.F. (Everitt, Metzger, Flanders). The latter two models were marketed by Studebaker.
Region: East North Central
      
State: MI
      
Era: 1890-1930
Mitchell radiator emblem
Mitchell radiator emblem
Mitchell and Lewis had been wagon builders since 1834 before turning to auto building in the early 1900s. For the first ten years the company experimented with a variety of engines and body designs, but by 1917 they had settled into several models of little distinction. Their 1920 model...
Region: East North Central
      
State: WI
      
Era: 1890-1930
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