1904 Eldredge Runabout - The Eldrege automobile was a product of the National Sewing Machine Co. in Belvidere, Illinois from 1903-1906. This car has a horizontal 2 cyl. , 8hp engine and cost 750 when new. Note the lack of windshield and top that usually were only available as aftermarket items in the early days of the automobile.
1912 Empire Runabout - Empire Motor Car Company made cars in Indianapolis from 1906-1919. There is also an Empire automobile that was made by Greenville Metal Products from 1912-1919 in Greenville, PA. This car is from the former company and is known as "The Little Aristocrat" with its 4 cylinder, 20hp engine & "mother-in-law" seat at the rear. The founders of this automobile marque also founded the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race and built the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1910!