1916 Cunningham Model V-1 Touring - Cunningham was a manufacturer of high quality carriages and sleighs at the turn of the last century in Rochester, NY. By 1908 they were producing cars. This car is the first year of Cunningham's 442 cid, 45hp, V8 engine. In 1928 Cunningham went into aircraft production and ceased making automobiles by 1931, though they made bodies for other auto manufacturers until 1936.
1928 Cunningham Series V-6 Dual-Cowl Phaeton - A former carriage / sled maker Cunningham started producing cars in 1908 in Rochester, NY. In 1928 Cunningham went into aircraft production and ceased making automobiles by 1931, though they made bodies for other auto manufacturers until 1936. This car is powered by a 441 cubic-inch, 150hp V-8 and is built on a 142-inch wheelbase. This car shows that Cunninghams rivaled other expensive makes for sheer Jazz Age opulence.
Introduced in the year 1939, the Aston Martin 2 litre \’Brooklands\’ Speed Model is the very first racing car designed by the legendary British luxury auto manufacturer before the outbreak of the all-consuming Second World War. The Brooklands was revealed at the Brooklands outer circuit and carried a narrowed Speed Model chassis and was designed a two seat racer.
Bernard Hultstrand in a Jackson car in 1912. The Jackson Automobile Company of Jackson, Michigan was a brass era auto manufacturer that produced the Jackson from 1903-23, as well as the Jaxon steam car during 1903, and the Orlo in 1904.
First Auto Assembly Line. A little-known building on the outskirts of Detroit, Michigan, was once home the to the first automobile production facility in the world to feature an assembly line. Ford’s claim to fame began in the Highland Park Ford Plant in the early 1900s in this revolutionary building that now sits essentially abandoned. Currently the structure is used to house assorted documents and artifacts. A sad end to the history of Henry Ford who would turn over in disgust in his…