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...
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...
HSBC NYC Checker Cab, Where Is It?

HSBC NYC Checker Cab, Where Is It?

On Sept. 14th 2003 David Tharp reported  the following in the New York Post column The Bulls Eye: “CHECKER THIS OUT Who says banks won’t give you a free ride? At least two banks here already offer free ATMs for non-customers – but the big global bank HSBC is...