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Cars

The History Of The Getaway Car And Where It Started

April 10, 2021

1912 Stanley steam car. (Stephen Foskett/Wikimedia Commons) Before the advent of the automobile, bank robbers, rustlers, and no-goodniks of all stripes fled the scen...

When We Switched From Horses To Cars: How Did We Stop R...

December 4, 2020

(Unknown author/Wikimedia Commons) We may look back at the horse-and-buggy days as a simpler, quaint, and romantic time when life moved at a slower pace and p...

The REO Speed Wagon: Ransom E. Olds's Flatbed Truck

November 10, 2019

Before automobiles were an American way of life, automotive daydreamers attempted to create a market with models that they thought would inspire drivers to take to the ...

American Dream: The Rise and Fall of Studebaker

May 7, 2019

A happy couple smiling behind a new 1940 Studebaker outdoors in a field. Source: (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Standing in a leaking, cold, and shuttered wareho...