Seal Cove Auto Museum, Antique Autos and Motorcycles from the Brass Era, Mount Desert Island, Maine
1903 Thomas motorized bicycle
  • Manufacturer: E.R. Thomas Motor Company, Buffalo, New York

The E.R. Thomas Motor Company was founded by Erwin Ross Thomas in the late 1890’s. The E.R. Thomas Company began as a manufacturer of “Cleveland” bicycles, but was one of the many companies that decided to diversify into the world of motor-driven bicycles, motorized tricycles and automobiles.