Thursday, September 6, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

A Stearns 30-60 with seven passengers on board becomes the first motor vehicle to reach the summit of Pikes Peak, CO under its own power for the entire distance
Stewart James Wolfe of General Motors and American Motors is born in Kings, NY
V. G. Barford, Chief Designer for J. I. Thornycroft & Company, Ltd., dies at age 66
Richard Vryling Le Sueur, President of the Imperial Oil Company, Ltd., dies in Toronto, ON, Canada at age 64
Rudolph C. Norberg, President of the Willard Storage Battery Company 1928-1941, dies at age 77

Source: Automobile History Day By Day, by Douglas A. Wick

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