Members' Cars 1900 - 1915


During this period, great advancements were made as the automobile evolved from a "Horseless Carriage" to a widely accepted means of transportation.  Almost everything was an innovation, but here are some highlights:
  • 2, 4, 6, and 8 cylinder engines
  • steam and electric powered cars, as well as gasoline
  • steering wheels, to replace the tiller
  • windshields and gas headlights
  • planetary transmissions, then sliding gear transmissions
  • speedometers
  • mufflers
  • coil springs (Brush)
  • mass production (Oldsmobile)
  • interchangeability of parts (Cadillac won the Dewar Trophy for this)
  • the moving assembly line (Ford)
  • mother-in-law seats
  • self-starter and generator (Cadillac)
  • electric lights
  • four wheel drive trucks
  • two speed rear axle
  • rear view mirrors
  • left hand drive
  • centre control gear shift
  • closed body styles
  • demountable wheels
  • nickel plating



1899 Locomobile.jpg
1899 Locomobile
1902 Holley.JPG
1902 Holley
1902 Rambler.JPG
1902 Rambler
1904 Oldsmobile.jpg
1904 Oldsmobile
1904 Rambler.JPG
1904 Rambler
1905 Orient Buckboard.jpg
1905 Orient Buckboard
1906 Cadillac.jpg
1906 Cadillac
1907 Cadillac.jpg
1907 Cadillac
1907 Northern.JPG
1907 Northern
1907 Stanley.jpg
1907 Stanley
1908 Cadillac.JPG
1908 Cadillac
1909 Renault.JPG
1909 Renault
1910 Buick.JPG
1910 Buick
1910 REO.JPG
1910 REO
1910 Russell.JPG
1910 Russell
1911 Cadillac.JPG
1911 Cadillac
1911 Overland.JPG
1911 Overland
1911 Rolls Royce.JPG
1911 Rolls Royce
1911 Russell-Knight.jpg
1911 Russell-Knight
1911 Stanley.JPG
1911 Stanley
1912 McLaughlin.JPG
1912 McLaughlin
1912 Model T (2).JPG
1912 Model T (2)
1912 Model T (3).JPG
1912 Model T (3)
1912 Model T.JPG
1912 Model T
1912 Oakland.jpg
1912 Oakland
1912 Overland.jpg
1912 Overland
1912 Reo.JPG
1912 Reo
1913 Cadillac.JPG
1913 Cadillac
1913 Henderson.jpg
1913 Henderson
1913 Kissell.JPG
1913 Kissell
1913 Locomobile.JPG
1913 Locomobile
1913 Michigan.JPG
1913 Michigan
1913 Peerless.JPG
1913 Peerless
1913 Rambler.JPG
1913 Rambler
1914 Cadillac.JPG
1914 Cadillac
1914 Ford.JPG
1914 Ford
1914 Overland.JPG
1914 Overland
1915 CraneSimplex.JPG
1915 CraneSimplex
1915 Ford Depot Hack.JPG
1915 Ford Depot Hack
1915 Franklin.jpg
1915 Franklin
1915 Model T Roadster.JPG
1915 Model T Roadster
1915 Model T Speedsters.JPG
1915 Model T Speedsters
1915 Model T.JPG
1915 Model T
1915 Pierce Arrow.jpg
1915 Pierce Arrow



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