Vintage Cars of ‘The Great Gatsby’ – Locomobile Model 48

1919 Locomobile 48 7-pass Touring.- a quality conveyance for The Great Gatsby.

What Cars Would Jay Gatsby Have Really Bought? A 1919-1921 Shopping List by Igor Spajic LOCOMOBILE MODEL 48 Another old American maker of fine cars, Locomobile had started in 1899 with a steam runabout built to the designs of the Stanley brothers. The company quickly abandoned steam for internal combustion engines and embarked on building [...]

Vintage Car and Antique Auto Engine Types Described

1909 Dorris tourer advertisment

Is that old crock powered by a (cough)-cylinder with thingummy valves running off a camshaft somewhere behind that maglectric doodad? Here’s some engine description terms of mechanical layouts peculiar to those early times. Become an expert on antique car engines – or at least become familiar with ‘Antique Car Engine Layouts – 101′. Never get [...]