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Yorker won inaugural auto races at Pimlico

Robert Morton drove Pullman automobiles to victory in three automobile races at Pimlico on the Fourth of July in 1908. Competing were makes such as: Ford, Overland, Autocar, Cameron, Moon, Stearns and Pullman. These were the inaugural automotive races held … Continue reading

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York Pullmans win big at Pimlico in 1908

On the Fourth of July, in 1908, a card of automotive races replaced the usual horse races at Maryland’s Pimlico track. Competing were makes such as: Ford, Overland, Autocar, Cameron, Moon, Stearns and Pullman. The York built Pullmans were the … Continue reading

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#8 York Carriage Company; becomes site of Pullman Automobile production in York

This Morning Wagon with Rumble Seat is one of the many carriage models produced by the York Carriage Company in York, PA. At #8 in the count down of the Top 50 York County Factories at End of 19th Century … Continue reading

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Address Numbers change and Yorkers Resist the Change; also Pullman Building

This is a southward looking view along the west side of North George Street; while standing at the North Street intersection. The Pullman Building is identified by upper sidewalls still painted with “Pullman Automobiles” and “York Motor Car Co.” I’ll … Continue reading

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A New Car by an Old Designer, the KLINE KAR; Pullman Pedigree to Racing Success, Part 3

This 1912 Kline “Meteor” Kar is shown with designer James Allen Kline behind the wheel.  At first glance, this car could have been built in Pennsylvania or Virginia.  The reason, through October 1912 Kline Kars were built, where the cars … Continue reading

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A New Car by an Old Designer, the KLINE KAR; Pullman Pedigree to Racing Success, Part 2

The Library of Congress has a huge Online Catalog of Prints & Photographs. That’s where I found the photos of the Kline Racing Kars used in this post. The “Jimmy” is the Kline-Kar special-racer built in York and introduced in … Continue reading

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