1899 Locomobile: Granville's First Car

Title

1899 Locomobile: Granville's First Car

Description

Granville's first car was an 1899 Locomobile purchased by Ralph B. Cooley. He owned the car from 1899 to 1909 and it spent much of its time in Brooklyn, New York. [more info and photo to be added]

The PDF file provided here contains the correspondence saved by Mr. Cooley, from the initial contact with F.O. Stanley to the sale of the car.

It is said that the Locomobile caught fire shortly after being purchased by its second owner (a mechanic), destroying the car.

A similar 1899 Locomobile is in the Henry Ford Museum. CLICK HERE to view that car.

Date

1899

Contributor

Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation http://www.ncchp.org/

Rights

Digital Files: Noble & Cooley Center for Historic Preservation

Citation

“1899 Locomobile: Granville's First Car,” Granville Historic Image Library, accessed October 22, 2019, https://historicalroom.omeka.net/items/show/1078.

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