Abendroth & Root Manufacturing Co

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1909 Frontenac

Abendroth & Root Manufacturing Company were a manufacturer of water heaters, water tanks, and other sanitation equipment.

Founded in Newburgh, New York, in 1866, they entered the automobile business in 1906. Using the name Frontenac, they catered to the upper middle class, featuring large-displacement four-cylinder engines. Only twelve were built the first year[1]

Production peaked at 100 vehicles per year in 1907 and dropped off from there until production ended in 1913. As a result, the company abandoned the effort and returned to their original business.[1] The factory was located at the foot of Park Place.[2]

Coordinates: 41°31′08″N 74°00′27″W / 41.518808°N 74.007463°W / 41.518808; -74.007463

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  1. ^ a b Kimes, Beverly Rae; Clark, Jr Henry Austin (1996). Standard Catalog of American Cars: 1805–1942. Iola, WI: Krause Publications. p. 618. ISBN 978-0-87341-428-9. 
  2. ^ "Newburgh’s 300 th Birthday & Hudson-Fulton-Champlain Quadricentennial 2008-2009 4 CENTURIES OF EVENTS & LEGACY PROJECTS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR SPONSORSHIP". Retrieved September 10, 2011.