The Stanley twins, brothers Francis and Freelan, made their fortune by inventing and manufacturing dry photographic plates and later selling their firm to Eastman Kodak. In 1897, they found their second great success by producing Stanley steam powere....[continue reading]
In 1908, this car was driven by Fred Marriott in the Giants' Despair Hill Climb at Wilkes-Barre, PA, and in June, 1910, it was bought from the Stanley agent in Philadelphia, by the young dealer, T. Clarence Marshall, Photographed that summer alongsid....[continue reading]
This particular example has been in the collection of steam car enthusiast Robert Ullrich since the early 1980s, when its chassis and associated running gear were acquired in non-running condition from collector Robert Burch in California. Mr. Ullric....[continue reading]
One of the highlighted features of the 2012 Gathering will be steam-powered automobiles. At the end of the 19th century, steam was king—and proven. It powered industrial machinery, ships and railroad...