Moline Automobile Company
|Genre||Roadsters, touring cars|
In 1911, the Moline 35 was a two-seat roadster with a 4×6-inch (114×152-mm) gasoline engine and self starter, still a rarity then. It came complete with folding top, windshield, and Prest-O-Lite acetylene tank (for the headlights), all for US$1700. By contrast, a Brush Runabout was US$485, the Gale Model A roadster US$500. the high-volume Oldsmobile Runabout US$650, a Colt Runabout US$1500, an Enger 40 US$2000, and American's base model was US$4250.
- Clymer, Floyd. Treasury of Early American Automobiles, 1877-1925. New York: Bonanza Books, 1950, pp.32-128.
- Mayall, Nicholas Ulrich (1970). "Nicholas U. Mayall". In Stone, Irving (ed.). There was light: Autobiography of a university: Berkeley, 1868-1968. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc. p. 108.
My first ascent of Mount Hamilton was made in a Moline Knight, a car that my father fancied because it had sleeve valves and was the envy of his colleagues because it ran so quietly. What was not publicized was the engine's voracity for oil, and its carburetor's sensitivity to altitude.
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- David Burgess Wise, The New Illustrated Encyclopedia of Automobiles ISBN 0-7858-1106-0
- Clymer, Floyd. Treasury of Early American Automobiles, 1877-1925. New York: Bonanza Books, 1950.
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