Early American Automobiles

Wells Maine Automobile Museum
Route 1, Wells, Me.

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It is commonly called "Maine's Best Kept Secret". I call it "A Five Star Museum with some of the rarest, most, and best variety of Brass Era automobiles in America".

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1900 Wurtlizer Mechanical Band is fully operational and greets all visitors to the museum with tunes as they enter the parking area.


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Steve Casale, Museum Host and Guide; You have a question, he has the answer


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1911 Metz, Rare Three Seater Runabout
The Metz Co. Waltham, MA


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1911 Metz, showing third seat


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1911 Metz, Third Seat


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1908 Baker Electric,
Baker Motor Vehicle Company of Cleveland, Ohio
Double sets in the rear made especially for
John D. Rockerfeller 's children, only one mad

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1908 Baker, rear view with two two--passenger seats


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1908 Baker Electric Runabout
Baker Motor Vehicle Company of Cleveland, Ohio

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1908 Baker battery compartment

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1906 Ford Stanhope Runabout Model N
Ford Motor Co., Detroit, Mi.
1903- Date


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1908 Atlas Runabout
Atlas Motor Car Co. Springfield, Mass.
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1908 Atlas, Front View

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1908 Atlas, Rear View


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1905 Cross Engine Franklin Touring
H.H. Franklin Mfg. Co. Syracuse, NY


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1905 Cross Engine Franklin Touring
H.H. Franklin Mfg. Co. Syracuse, NY


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1910 Brush Runabout
Brush Motor Car Co. Detroit, MI


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1910 Brush Runabout, Side View


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1907 White Steamer
White Sewing Machine Co. Cleveland, OH

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1905 Grout Touring, Rare
Grout Bros Automobile Co. Orange, MA

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1905 Schacht Runabout
Schacht Mfg Co. Cincinnati, OH


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1905 Schacht,  rear compartment


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!905 Schacht Engine

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1902 Thomas Touring
E. R. Thomas Motor Co. Buffalo, NY
Only two known and this one has never been restored

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1902 Thomas front secton

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1902 Thomas Rear section

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1902 Thomas Front End

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Rare Victorian Coin Operated Message Game


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On the left is a table model steroptican viewer and a strength testing machine on the right.


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1904 Stanley Runabout
Stanley Mfg Co. Newton MA
Body by Currier, Cameron, and Co.
Amesbury, Ma.


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1905 Rambler Roadster
Thos. B. Jeffery Co. Kanosha, WI 1902-1913
Rambler - Nash Motors Co. Kenosha, WI 1950-1954
Rambler - American Motors Corp. Kenosha, WI 1954-1970


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Oak Arts and Crafts Style Oak Piano


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Show Case of Automobile Models and Early Automobile Lamps

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1912 Pathfinder Roadster
Motor Car Mfg. Co. Indianapolis, IN


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1916 Adams Racer, All original
George Adams built it to race in the
1916 Indianapolis Race, but missed the entry deadline.

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1910 Ford Speedster

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1901 Orient Buckboard
Waltham Mfg. Co. Waltham, MA

Original factory golden oak finish
Body made by Currier, Cameron, and Co. Amesbury, Ma.


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Front View

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Rear View


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1902 Winton Touring
Winton Motor Carriage Co. Cleveland, OH



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Winton Rear Section


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Winton Front End


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Winton Middle Section

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Plenty of games for the children to marvel over


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1928 Auburn Boattail Sporster, Rear view
Auburn Automobile Co. Auburn, Indiana


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1928 Auburn Boattail Sporster, Front View

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1918 Stutz Bearcat Roadster
Ideal Motor Car Co. Indianapolis, IN


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Another View of the Stutz Bear Cat Two Person
Roadster or Coupe


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1907 Stanley Runabout Reart View

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1907 Stanley Runabout Front view
Stanley Mfg Co. Newton MA
Body by Currier, Cameron, and Co.
Amesbury, Ma.


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1907 Stanley Runabout, Right Side


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1911 Maxwell  Runabout
Maxwell-Briscoe Motor Co. Newcastle, IN,
Tarrytown, NY, and Detroit, MI
1904 - 1925


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1909 Sears Runabout
Sears Motor Car Works Chicago, IL


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Sears Runabout, Rear View

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Early 1900's Metal Red eal Battery Sign


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Arts and Crafts Style 1900 Oak Mechanical Piano


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1920 Templar Touring
Templar Motors Corp. Cleveland, OH


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Early Steel Toys

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1909 Pierce Arrow
The George N. Pierce Co. Buffalo, NY


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Right Side view


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Junkyard Game and Stereoptican Viewer


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1900 Indian Motorcycle with its original Indian impressed tires


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1900 Arts and Crafts Upright Disk Music Player

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1905 Oldsmobile Touring

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Die Cut Sunoco Motor Oil Advertisement



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1909 Smith Motowheel Motorcycle


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1950's Coin Operated Automobile  of the 1905 Style


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Mechanical Horse from 1950's

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1960's Coin Operated Boat

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1912 Hupmobile Runabout
Hupp Motor Car Corp. Detroit, MI Cleveland, OH


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1912 Hupmobile Runabout,  Rear View


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Atwood Automobile Lamp Made by Arwood Mfg. Co.Amesbury, Ma. Atwood was second largest makers of Automobile lamps with Gray and Davis being the largest in the world, both of Amesbury, Ma.


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1908 Internatonal Touring
International Harvester Co. Chicago, Ill.
1907- to date \


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Atwood Name Plate

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Coin Operated  Trickle Ball Machine


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27 " Regina Floor Model Coin Operated Msic Box


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1908 Buick Touring
Buick Motor Co, Flint, Mi.



What has been shown here is only a part of he extensive collection
of early automobiles, advertising, games, and other automobile

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