Sunday, September 1, 2013

in 1905

1. Oldsmobile.............................................6,500
 2. Cadillac................................................3,942
 3. Rambler................................................3,807
 4. Ford.....................................................1,599
 5. Franklin.................................................1,098
 6. White...................................................1,015
 7. Reo.........................................................864
 8. Maxwell...................................................823
 Some figures are estimates or calendar-year

John Jacob Astor, Jr. spends $30,000 maintaining 20 cars
American Automobile Association holds the first Glidden Tour to test car reliability and show the need for good roads
Patrick Tierney of New Rochelle New York makes diners modeled after railroad cars
Buick spends $100,000 on its racing team
Chicago bicycle police officer arrests Flo Ziegfield and Anna Held for violating the 12-mph speed limit
http://local.aaca.org/bntc/mileposts/1905.htm

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