Checker Motors Stamping Photos

Checker Motors Stamping Photos

Special thanks go out to David Powers and Connie Wilson Powers for sharing a significant collection of factory photos from the Steve Wilson collection . Steve was a lifelong employee of Checker and former board member. All of the pictures are up in an album in the...
Checker Cab, Let’s Play Ball

Checker Cab, Let’s Play Ball

Back in the day many American businesses operated corporate sports teams to help generate corporate goodwill and adverting. Corporate teams could be found in virtually every major sport:  Baseball, Football and Basketball. Some of these teams actually transformed into...
Kalamazoo Factory Followup

Kalamazoo Factory Followup

Another short blog as a follow to the factory blog we posted a couple of weeks ago.  We discussed the “assembled car” process at the Kalamazoo plant in the 1920’s.  This follow up demonstrates some of the sub assemblies sourced or produced in the old...
Call A Checker Cab

Call A Checker Cab

Short blog this week, sorry as most of our members know we had some distractions this week.  That said how about a little happiness with Checkers? Presenting the 1928 brochure for the Model K  and sheet music for “Call A Checker Cab” .  The tune was used...