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1910 MAXWELL ROADSTER
This beautiful red car for 2 persons was very popular in its era and became one of the base cars in the formation of huge Chrysler Corporation in 1925. It has no windshield and 2 cylinder, 14 horse power engine. The automobile produced by the Maxwell-Briscoe Company of Tarrytown, New York cost only $850. It is perhaps most famous as the vehicle driven by comedian Jack Benny on his radio and television programs.
1910 BUICK MODEL 10
This is the famous "Little White Buick" which brought Buick Motor Company into its first big production levels. Note inclusion of oil lamps, tail lights, head lights, gas generator and a horn as standard equipment. It has 4 cylinder engine of 22 horse power. The car - produced in Flint, Michigan - cost $1,750, over twice more than Maxwell.
Address: 970 US Highway 211 West, Luray, Virginia 22835
Directions: In the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, 15 min. east of I-81: take exit 264 to US-211 East and follow the direction signs to Luray Caverns.
Phone: +1 (540) 743-6551
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