Re: Whistling Billy Replica
Posted by: (---.direcway.com)
Date: October 19, 2010 10:17PM
I probably shouldn't get off topic - but to answer your questions in brief:
Christie's total car production has never been confirmed, but is thought to be around seven cars. None are believed to have survived. Christie production amounted to at least one Touring car, one Speedster, one Taxi, one 1907 GP car, one early prototype, one continually modified racer which entered the 1905 and 1906 Vanderbilt races, and the final 1909 V4 racer which Barney Oldfield used between 1912-1916. I am producing CAD drawings of the 1905 Vanderbilt car. We have a long way to go, but yes, someday there must be a rematch between all these 1905-era cars !
There already exists Packard Grey Wolf and Peerless Green Dragon reproductions over here. Add a Vanderbilt Stanley, the White Whistling Billy, Christie - that would be something to see.