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Checker Diesels, The Whole Story

Would you believe that Checker was the first US auto manufacturer to introduced the sale of diesel powered automobiles on an annualized basis in the US?  Believe it and here’s the whole story. Immediately after World War II, and throughout the 1950s and 1960s,...

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Loss of a longtime Checker Driver Richard Petkovits

Checker fans were all alarmed by the report on November 11th that  a 67-year-old man died in a single-car crash near Northgate Mall. According to the Seattle Times authorities reported. “The car apparently struck a tree around 9:30 a.m. at Northeast Northgate Way and...

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Checker Cab, Buses and the Game

What do parents dread most about family road trips?   It’s not the cost of filling up the gas tank. It’s also not traffic or toll roads or Sunday drivers. It’s the thought of their own little cherubs stuck together in tight quarters for hours. Oh, the backseat...

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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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