1904 Eldredge Runabout - The Eldredge 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. Sewing Machine
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1904 Buckmobile Runabout - The Buckmobile was an American automobile manufactured between 1903 and 1905 in Utica, New York by the Buckmobile Company. The automobile has a 15-horsepower, twin-cylinder engine capable of 35mph. The suspension was unique in that 4 wooden planks were arched in a springlike manner. This car is thought to be the only Buckmobile in existence.
1902 Oldsmobile Runabout Model R. - (Oldsmobile Motors division of General Motors, Lansing, Michigan 1897- 2004)
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The Marr Autocar was an automobile built in Elgin, Illinois by the Marr Auto-Car Company from 1903-1904. The Marr was a two-seater runabout with a single-cylinder 1.7L engine, that was mounted under the seat. The vehicle had a tilt steering wheel and an overhead valve engine. Unfortunately the plant burnt to the ground in August 1904 with 14 cars inside. Only one Marr Auto-Car exists today. The car was designed by early automobile pioneer Walter L. Marr the first Chief Engineer for Buick