The Lang Center
1885 - 1908
1908 - 1913
1914 - 1928
1929 - 1963
1907 Cadillac Runabout
The slogan "Standard of the World" started with the series of single-cylinder Cadillacs in 1903.
1907 Renault Vanderbilt Racer
William Kissam "Willie K." Vanderbilt, Jr. encouraged the Renault factory to build ten smaller-sized versions of the successful 1906-07 Renault Grand Prix cars.
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.
©2016 Owls Head Transportation Museum