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Avery steam traction engine built in Peoria Illinois. Note the engine mounted below the boiler. by Keith Black

Avery steam traction engine built in Peoria Illinois. Note the engine mounted below the boiler. by Keith Black

1902 Lane Runabout Steam Car - Lane Motor Vehicle Co. made cars in Poughkeepsie, New York from 1899-1910. Brothers, William, George & John Lane felt they could build a steam car superior to the Stanley Steamer. Their vehicles featured 2 cyl.   engines that recycled steam back to the boiler (rather than into the air) which allowed the cars to travel further w/ more responsive acceleration. They could not keep up w/ sales of Stanley or White steamers however and were out of business in 1910.

1902 Lane Runabout Steam Car - Lane Motor Vehicle Co. made cars in Poughkeepsie, New York from Brothers, William, George & John Lane felt they could build a steam car superior to the Stanley Steamer.

1899 Crouch Steam Runabout W. Lee Crouch began in a machine shop in New Brighton, Penn. in 1895 when he built a gasoline-powered automobile. 1896, he tried again, finishing the car & entering it in a race (it didn't finish). A few years later he was back at it with steam. It is thought Crouch only built 3 cars, the last 2 being steamers & this one, the only survivor & the only one built by Crouch Automobile Manufacturing & Transportation Company in Baltimore.

1899 Crouch Steam Runabout W. Lee Crouch began in a machine shop in New…

1904 White rear-entrance tonneau steam car. White Motor Co started in 1900 and their last steam cars were produced in 1910. They continued producing gas powered cars, then tractors, buses & trucks until 1980 in Cleveland, Ohio. The first car used by the white house under William Howard Taft was a 1909 White steam car.

2017 ☞ (☆ IN THE DAYS OF OLD ☆) 1904 White rear-entrance tonneau steam car. White Motor Co started in 1900 and their last steam cars were produced in

1904 White Model E Steam Car

1904 White Steamer Model E - (White Motor Company - Cleveland, Ohio, 1900 - photo by Jim Zuckerman

The Malden Steam car was built in very small numbers in Malden, Massachusetts and gives a clear idea of how much the design of early cars owed to the horse carriage. This Malden car is one of the primal and most important parts of the Rahmi Koç collection.  This steam car dates back from 1898...

The Malden Steam car was built in very small numbers in Malden, Massachusetts…

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