Crow-Elkhart (automobile company)

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Crow-Elkhart Motor Company
Automobile Manufacturing
IndustryAutomotive
Founded1909[1]
Defunct1924
HeadquartersElkhart, Indiana
1917 Crow Elkhart 35
Crow-Elkhart C-E 36 Touring
Share of the Crow-Elkhart Motor Corporation, issued 1. April 1919[2]

The Crow-Elkhart was an American automobile manufactured from 1909 until 1924 by the Crow-Elkhart Motor Company of Elkhart, Indiana,[3] founded by Martin E. Crow.[4] The company manufactured both four and six cylinder models.[3] After World War I, Crow-Elkhart used Gray victory engines in some of its cars.[5]

In 1922, the company went into receivership, and on June 22, 1923, the company's assets were sold for $78,000.

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Models[4][edit]

Year Engine HP Wheelbase
1911 4-cylinder 25, 29, 32, 35, 38, 40 109–120 in (2,769–3,048 mm)
Four(1912) 4-cylinder 20 110 in (2,794 mm) [4]
1912 4-cylinder 26,27,28 114–18 in (2,896–457 mm)
1913 4-cylinder or 6-Cylinder 33-60 114–137 in (2,896–3,480 mm)
Four(1914-1915) 4-cylinder 26 114 in (2,896 mm)
Four(1914-1915) 4-cylinder 29 120 in (3,048 mm)
Six(1914-1915) 6-cylinder 34 130 in (3,302 mm)
Model 30(1916) 4-cylinder 20 112 in (2,845 mm)
Four(1917) 4-cylinder 20 114 in (2,896 mm)
Model C-E-36(1918-1919) 4-cylinder 20 115 in (2,921 mm)
Model L(1920-1923) 4-cylinder 34.9 117 in (2,972 mm)
Model H(1920) 6-cylinder 57 117 in (2,972 mm)
Model S(1921-1923) 6-cylinder 57 117 in (2,972 mm)
Model C-65(1922-1923) 4-cylinder N/A N/A
Model CS-65(1922-1963) 6-cylinder N/A N/A

Black Crow[edit]

From 1909 to 1911, the Black Motor Company of Chicago, Illinois, sold a rebadged Crow-Elkhart automobile as the "Black Crow".[4]

Advertisements[edit]

A 1917 Crow-Elkhart Advertisement - Syracuse Post-Standard, February 11, 1917

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Crow Elkhart Automobile & The Crow-Elkhart Motor Car Co". American-automobiles.com. Retrieved 2011-11-20.
  2. ^ American Automotive Stock Certificates. Lawrence Falater. 1997. p. 22. ISBN 0-931960-57-6.
  3. ^ a b Wise, David Burgress (2000). The New Illustrated Encyclopedia of Automobiles. Chartwell Books. ISBN 0-7858-1106-0.
  4. ^ a b c d Kimes, Beverly (1996). standard catalog of American Cars 1805-1942. Krause publications. ISBN 0-87341-428-4.
  5. ^ A Brief History of Gray Marine Engines. Gas Engine Magazine