The Stanley Steamer

The Stanley Steamer

America's Legendary Steam Car

Book - 2004
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Stanley Museum Inc
Automotive History

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Foster, an automotive historian, has written a lovingly detailed history of the invention and development of the Stanley Steam Car, of which nearly 11,000 were built between 1897-1927. The car was invented by twin brothers from Maine, whose biographies and other inventions, including the airbrush, are also described. The book, published in horizontal format, is oversized, at 12.25x9.25". A wealth of b&w period photographs accompany the text. Appendices include lists of the Stanley automobile serial numbers, production figures, a competition record, and patent information. Distributed by M.T. Publishing, Inc. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Kingfield, Me. : Stanley Museum, 2004
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781886727076
Branch Call Number: GCR 974.1 Franklin
Characteristics: xxii, 548 p. : ill. ; 24 x 31 cm


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