November 28, 2023

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Audrain Museum to host ‘Early Landmarks in Automotive Engineering’ exhibit

“Early Landmarks in Automotive Engineering“, an significant new Audrain Vehicle Museum show running December 10 by means of March 5, 2023, is a screen of autos and motorcycles pulled from the Audrain Assortment showcasing the unbelievable pace of experimentation and technologies from the late 1800s to the very first of the “modern” vehicles in the late 1930s. Each and every of the diligently selected signifies a significant instant in technological improvement.

“The automobiles and motorcycles in the exhibit stand for technological breakthroughs and experimentation in transportation that brilliantly talk the creative imagination and ingenuity of their makers,” stated David de Muzio, Audrain’s Government Director, and Curator.

1899 Crouch Steam Runabout

On exhibit in the museum’s personal gallery will be 16 automobiles and four bikes, cars ranging from the stylish and basic 1899 Crouch Steam Runabout and 1912 Rauch & Lang Electric powered Roadster to the early mass-generated Ford Product T, the advanced 1916 Packard Twin Six Runabout, and on into the 1920s and ‘30s when automobiles turned a mark of electrical power, dependability, and luxury with touring capabilities.

1910 Pierce ‘Four’

The planet of motorcycles, meanwhile, will be effectively represented by a quartet of icons—a 1910 Pierce Four, 1924 Harley-Davidson, 1936 Indian 436 “Upside Down” 4 and legendary 1929 Brough Exceptional SS 100 Alpine Grand Activity.

“It is a fascinating collection of iconic vehicles that vividly points out the speedy evolution of motor automobiles in the very first 40 a long time of the car,” reported Donald Osborne, Audrain’s CEO.


1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen Reproduction

1899 Crouch Steam Runabout

1904 Oldsmobile Curved Sprint

1910 American Underslung Traveler by Toy Tonneau

1912 Rauch and Lang Electrical Roadster

1916 Packard 1-25 Twin Six Runabout

1923 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Piccadilly Roadster

1925 Ford Model T Tourer

1930 Twine L29 Phaeton

1930 Duesenberg Model J Murphy Town Cabriolet

1931 Cadillac V16 Model 4235 Convertible Coupe

1932 Marmon Sixteen LeBaron Coupe

1935 Chrysler Airflow C-2 Imperial Coupe

1936 Bugatti Form 57 Two-light Ventoux

1938 Packard Twelve Rollston Landaulet

1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Activity Touring Coupe


1910 Pierce 4

1924 Harley-Davidson JDCA

1936 Indian Model 436 “Upside Down” 4

1929 Brough Superior SS 100 Alpine Grand Activity