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1906 White Model F Steam Car

The White Model F Steam car has a two-cylinder engine that is mounted vertically. There is a condenser on the front of the car which recovers and recycles exhaust steam, extending the car's range. It has brass hardware, black, buttoned leather upholstery and acetylene lights. White steam cars were expensive and well-appointed.

It was a White steam car similar to this which in 1909 was used by President Taft. President Taft was the first president to be officially transported by automobile rather than horse and carriage. He even converted the White House stables to garages. And even before the 1909 White was  adopted for use by the White House, another White steam car was used by the Secret Service to follow Theodore Roosevelt's horse-drawn carriage.The White Sewing Machine Company, later called the White Motor Company, was founded by Thomas H White. His son, Rollin White, improved the boiler with his special water tube design that allowed for the superheating of steam. Rollin patented the design and even sold it to Locomobile.

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