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Lincoln Garage: 1925

Lincoln Garage: 1925

Washington, D.C., circa 1925. "Warfield Motor Co. service station." Note the speaking tube in the driver's compartment of the limousine. View full size.

 

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Ironically, Lincoln (named after Abe) Motor Company was founded in 1917 by Henry Leland of Cadillac fame. He was one of a group of investors that ran Henry Ford out of the second automobile manufacturing business Ford had started. Once Leland and his bunch had control of the company they changed the name to, of all things, ‘Cadillac.’ Ford bought, with great satisfaction to be sure, the Lincoln brand in 1922. We get a glimpse of the cars V8, the block of which was cast in two pieces, machined and then bolted together. It would be 1932 before V8 blocks were cast as one piece.

Another Item Of Interest

Is that their employee time clock over in the far right-hand corner? I've seen them that big before.

Lincoln

1923 Lincoln Open Drive Limousine.

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