The 1910 White Steam Car, One of Three M-M’s

The 1910 White Steam Car, One of Three M-M’s

by Roberto Rodriguez, former Director of Curatorial Affairs You may have heard of White trucks or White sewing machines but a White steam car? You learn something new every day. This is one of 167 Whites known to exist, one of five model M-Ms, and one of only three...
America’s First Supercar

America’s First Supercar

by Roberto Rodriguez, former Director of Curatorial Affairs A “supercar” is loosely defined as a high-performance street-legal car. I’ll tell you all about America’s first Supercar – the Stanley K Semi-Racer – but first a bit of background history. In...
Ford Model K

Ford Model K

By Roberto M. Rodriguez, Retired In 1905, Theodore Roosevelt occupied the White House, the average life expectancy was 47 years, only 14% of the homes in the U.S. had a bathtub, the tallest structure in the world was the Eiffel Tower, the average wage in the U.S. was...
The Metz Plan

The Metz Plan

By Roberto M. Rodriguez, Retired What would you do if you had just taken over control of a debt-ridden company with a pile of unsold spare parts? If you were Charles Herman Metz, you would have come up with a plan – because not only did you possess a fine...