Wednesday, August 20, 2008

This Day in Auto History:

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly

The Great Chadwick Six sets a world’s record for ten miles covering the distance in 8 minutes, 23 seconds
Bradfield Motors, Inc. of Chicago, IL registers its trademark - the Kissel-based luxury taxicab manufacturer founded by H. C. Bradfield would cease production in 1931 with the demise of its chassis supplier
Racer Bill Winn is killed when he crashes during a race in Springfield, IL
George H. Coulson, an employee of Mercer before beginning a successful career in the automotive parts business, dies
Plans are announced to continue the Packard marque as a badge-engineered Studebaker for the 1957 model year

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

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