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Twilight Taxi 2017 Part II

In Part I of Twilight Taxi 2017, we provided an update on Ben Merkel’s fantastic collection of Checkers.  Ben at one time owned well over 300 Checker’s both restored and parts cars for recycling.  As reported in Part 1, Ben has significantly reduced his Checker assets...

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Twilight Taxi 2017 Part I

According to an article in Hemming Motor News blog in 2005 Ben Merkel purchased his first Checker back in the 70’s.  “ Ben, of Middlefield, Ohio, east of Cleveland in Amish country, discovered Checkers from a collector’s standpoint when he bought his first...

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This group is dedicated to the preservation vintage of Checker cabs produced from 1922 through 1982. The Checker Cab Club is the largest online club, featuring more than 1000 items in the digital archive, with more being added every week. We invite you to view the archives, learn about the history of Checker Cab, download photos and newsletters, and join the online group. All of the resources, content, and groups on this site are free to access and/or join. Our goal is to create the largest free online resource and community for Checker Cab fans.

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