1904 Stanley

  • Owner: Richard C. Paine, Jr. Automobile Charitable Trust
  • Manufacturer: Stanley Motor Carriage Company (Newton, Massachusetts)
  • Model: C
  • Bodystyle: Spindle Back Runabout (Currier & Cameron)
  • Cost New: $700
  • Engine: Simple, double acting steam, two-cylinder. Boiler- 14" diameter x 13" high. Water tank- 20 gallons.
  • Horsepower: 10
  • Additional info: Most early cars were steered by tillers. Boats used tillers. Most people had never seen a steering wheel. The Stanley was often referred to as the “Flying Teapot” due to the steam belching from it.