The Lang Center
1885 - 1908
1908 - 1913
1914 - 1928
1929 - 1963
Overland was the brainchild of the president of the Standard Wheel Company of Terre Haute, Indiana, Charles Minshall, and Ross Polytechnic Institute graduate Claude Cox.
1908 Sears Motor Buggy
Sears, Roebuck, & Co. began the sale of motor vehicles through its 1908 catalog, the same year Henry Ford introduced the Model T.
1908 Stanley Model K
Better known as the Stanley Semi-Racer, this vehicle is the most valuable pre-1910 Stanley. In 1906, the “Coffin” nose Stanley was introduced, and this design, seen here, was prominent through 1914.
1909 De Dion-Bouton Voiture
De Dion-Bouton was born of a partnership between financier Count Albert De Dion and Georges Bouton, maker of miniature steam engines and mechanical toys.
1910 Buick Truck
This 1910 truck is one of a handful of double-chain-drive Buicks known to exist.
1911 Cadillac Model 30
Fresh off its award-winning accomplishment of interchangeability of parts in 1908 with a one-cylinder model, Cadillac introduced a new model, the Thirty, in 1909.
1912 Fiat Raceabout
Very early in its history, FIAT recognized the importance of motor racing, participating vigorously until 1927.
1912 Woods Electric Brougham
The Woods Motor Vehicle Company of Chicago, Illinois, founded in 1899 in response to the East Coast-based Electric Vehicle Company, began its growth after a reorganization in late 1902.
1913 Ford Model T Roadster
"You can paint it any color, so long as it ís black" is one of the best-known Fordisms. The Model T pervaded the world, as it did the hearts of its owners.
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