Wanted - "Toledo" sidelamps and headlamp
"Toledo" sidelamps and headlamp required in any condition. Even one suitable for use only as a pattern will be sufficient.
Also, a steering water pump unit.
Please contact: Lauri Kathage at firstname.lastname@example.org
Someone out there must know where this car is!
I am trying to locate this car. It is a 1906 Model H and it was recently sold by a
broker in France, as I understand it. It was restored in the late 1950s in America by a man named Damge and then later sold to someone in Europe.
I would like to find out how the tanks and rear of the body is configured. Any information on its current owner or location would be GREATLY appreciated!
Please contact: Curt Brohard at email@example.com
Locomobile Parts, Patterns or plans wanted for Restoration
(wheels and hubs required).
Telephone No. 07706402736
E mail: Neil.firstname.lastname@example.org
Wanted: Magazines to complete sets.
The Steam Car - Old Motor - Steam Car Developments and Aviation - Light Steam Power.
I have many duplicates to sell or trade.
Stan Lucas, California,
Telephone - U.S.A. - 562-595-6721,
Fax - U.S.A. - 562-595-0381,
I'd like to make a plea to find an Ofeldt Steam carriage, I don't want to buy an Ofeldt,,,
I just want to see one and would love for my 89 year old father to see one again,,,Sandy.
The Ofeldt steam car was built in Brooklyn, NY from 1899 to 1900 and Newark, NJ from 1901 to 1902. The firm of
F. W. Ofeldt and Sons at the foot of 25th St. in Brooklyn was well known as one of New York's principal builders
of marine launches. In 1899, Ernest F. Ofeldt fitted one of his steam engines to a carriage. The powerplant
consisted of two compound engines with cylinders and crankshaft set at 90 degree angle. It was among the earliest
vee-type steam engines in America. The water tank carried 15 gallons, the fuel tank five, and the vehicle could
travel 20 miles between replenishment. The first car was crudely built, but was constructed to demonstrate the
practicability of the power. The second car was a surrey with fringe on top. As Ernest Ofeldt explained years
later, "We wanted to have a car look as much like a horsedrawn vehicle so that it didn't scare the horses." Just
two cars were built in Brooklyn. In 1901, the company secured another factory on Ferry St. in Newark where at
least one other car and one large express wagon were produced. But automobile manufacture was not embarked upon,
although the company was producing components for steam cars as late as 1905. In 1905, in collaboration with
Charles L. Seabury, the Ofeldt company produced a gasoline car called the Speedway from 1904 to 1905. This car
was a side entrance tonneau that seated 5 and was powered by a 28 horsepower four cylinder engine. It featured
shaft drive on a 108 inch wheelbase and cost $4700. I do not know how many Speedway's were built.
The above is extracted from the Standard Catalog of American Cars 1805 to 1942. As a great granddaughter of
Ernest Ofeldt, I would love to see one of these vehicles! My father is 89 and remembers one of the cars.
To complete restoration of 1914 Stanley Model 607
Stuart Warner 4 inch diameter 0-60 mph speedometer, flexible drive and swivel gear, Stanley tool box,
battery box, rear lamp bracket & electric gauge light. Long klaxon horn and dimensioned drawings of top bows.
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