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1902 Locomobile Stanhope B

In the early days of automobiles, three modes of propulsion were available: steam, gas and electric. It was still undecided which was superior. The 1902 Locomobile is a steam-powered, two-cylinder automobile. A fire-tube boiler in the back of the vehicle makes steam to power the engine. It has tiller steering like the 1901 Curved Dash Oldsmobile, elliptical leaf springs and a chain drive. The instruments and lamps are plated with nickel. Patent leather fenders add to the Locomobile's beauty and refinement. The 1902 Locomobile was deliberately turned on its side by a previous owner to halt its backward descent and so required a complete restoration. The Locomobile Company of America was founded by John Walker, publisher of Cosmopolitan magazine. He bought theĀ  Stanley brothers' steam-car design along with the promise the brothers would leave the production of automobiles for a year. And they did, but they would make quite a comeback. Locomobiles have been featured in novels and films throughout the years, including F Scott Fitzgerald's This Side of Paradise.

The Collection on Palmetto
  1. Welcome to The Collection on Palmetto
  2. 1928 Ahrens Fox Piston Pumper
  3. 1886 Benz Motorwagen
  4. 1901 Curved Dash Oldsmobile
  5. 1902 Locomobile Stanhope B
  6. 1904 Pope-Waverley Electric Chelsea Runabout
  7. 1904 Cadillac Model B
  8. 1906 Winton Model K
  9. 1906 White Model F Steam Car
  10. 1907 Northern Model C
  11. 1908 Locomobile Model E
  12. 1908 Schacht High Wheeler
  13. 1910 Stanley Model 85
  14. 1910 Stanley Model 70
  15. 1911 White Model GE-75
  16. 1912 Stanley Model 73
  17. 1913 Stanley Model 64
  18. 1913 Pierce-Arrow Model 48
  19. 1913 Cole Series 60 Roadster
  20. 1914 Ford Model T
  21. 1914 Fiat Typo 55
  22. 1915 Peerless Model 48
  23. 1915 Stanley Mountain Wagon
  24. 1925 Stanley SV
  25. 1927 Pierce-Arrow Model 36 Phaeton
  26. 1952 Allard J2X
  27. 1918 Cretors Popcorn Wagon
  28. 1917 Dodge