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Elcar and Pratt Automobiles

The Complete History

by William S. Locke

  • 53 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by McFarland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Road & motor vehicles: general interest,
  • Road vehicle manufacturing industry,
  • Domestic Automobiles - History,
  • Transportation,
  • USA,
  • Automotive - History,
  • Travel / Americas

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11045630M
    ISBN 100786432543
    ISBN 109780786432547
    OCLC/WorldCa170955624

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Elcar and Pratt Automobiles, The Complete History. by William S. Locke. This comprehensive, large format page book was originally Elcar and Pratt Automobiles book in as an illustrated case-bound edition, then reprinted in in this softcover format.

Fellow automotive historians- here's a rare book that relates the complete history of the Elcar and related Pratt automobiles. Very well illustrated, fascinating to read, you're going to treasure this book.

pages, softbound and quality throughout. This is a new, unused book, the last copy we have in Rating: % positive. This remarkably exhaustive history, researched over several decades from all available sources, including interviews with former Elcar employees, details every Elcar model and the Pratt vehicles that preceded them, as well as the personalities behind the cars/5(3).

pratt automobiles 23 4. the pratt motorcycle 38 5. the early elcars, – 41 6. the transition years, – 50 7. jitneys and taxicabs 68 8. the good years, to 76 9. eight-in-line 93 depression era elcars the race cars elcar overseas innovation at elcar   Survivior unrestored Elcar K6 Coupe It starts easily, and runs and drives well.

Inline 6 Continental engine with 3 speed. Of the 61 total documented surviving Elcar models featured in the book "Elcar and Pratt Automobiles: The Complete History By William Locke", this is the only k6 coupe remaining, and has been in the same family for more than 60 years.1/5(1).

Get this from a library. Elcar and Pratt automobiles: the complete history. [William S Locke] -- "A surprisingly little-known marque today, Elcar once ranked among the finest vehicles on American roads. Built to exacting standards in Elkhart, Indiana, an Elcar could compete head-to-head on the.

William S. Locke is the author of Elcar and Pratt Automobiles ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published )4/5(1). Arthur Martin Graffis ("Mike")(Octo in Logansport, Indiana – November 4, ) was an automotive engineer, serving as Chief Engineer of Auburn Automobile (–) and as Chief Engineer (–) and Interim President () of Elcar Automotive.

During Elcar’s bankruptcy, A. Graffis (“Mike”) was appointed court trustee of Elcar’s assets. "The first truly definitive work on Chandler and its Cleveland companion marque handsomely presented the amount of detail in the text is noteworthy enhanced by nearly fascinating period images will be a go-to reference in perpetuity"--Hemmings Classic Car; "Writing about orphan cars takes a lot of time and research and luckily, for both collectors and historians, there are /5(2).

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Since the mids, landau bars have been commonly. - The Elcar was an American automobile manufactured from until The car was produced by the Elkhart Carriage Company, owned by William and George Pratt, of Elkhart, Indiana, which had been in business for over 30 years before producing its first car.

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Elcar and Pratt Automobiles: The Complete History: Locke, William S. McFarland Publishing: BRAND NEW Oversized Laminated Softcover - pp - Extra shipping required for Overseas Orders - A surprisingly little-known marque today, Elcar once ranked among the finest vehicles on American roads.

The Pratt-Elcar article in HCC # was thoroughly enjoyed. While it was considered an “assembled” car, it appears to me that has been true with many cars in that era as well as currently.

Elcar and Pratt Automobiles by William Locke is an excellent book on the history of a company that started with horse-drawn carriages like Studebaker and Author: Richard Lentinello.

The Pratt-Elcar article in HCC # was thoroughly enjoyed. While it was considered an "assembled" car, it appears to me that has been true with many cars in that era as well as currently. Elcar and Pratt Automobiles by William Locke is an excellent book on the history of a company that started with horse-drawn carriages like Studebaker and.

Elcar and Pratt Automobiles: The Complete History William S. Locke Elcar and Pratt Automobiles: The Complete History offers an extensive look at the auto companies' key personalities, automobiles and the everyday laborers who built the cars. The legacy is traced from its beginnings in the buggy and carriage business inthrough.

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Built to exacting standards in Elkhart, Indiana, an Elcar could compete head-to-head on the basis of performance.