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More Shop Manuals Up In The Archive

  The 1965 Checker Supplemental Shop Manual is now up in archive!  This manual replaces the Continental engine sections of the 1963 shop manual. Also the 1973 GM Transmission Shop Manual is also up in the archive. As always, FREE and just one click away to...

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Chicago Taxicab Driver Strike of 1937

These unfortunate Checker Model Y’s produced by Checker Cab Manufacturing of Kalamazoo, Michigan between 1934 and 1939 have clearly suffered the wrath of striking Chicago taxicab drivers.  The strike was against Checker and Yellow Cab of Chicago, both firms were...

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The Man Who Drives Your Taxicab by Edgar A. Guest

They take me to the station and they watch for my return And I know they do that service for the money they can earn, But I’ll say for the Taxi drivers they are working night and day For their homes and wives and children and the churches wherein they pray....

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