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...
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...
Tom McCahill and Checker Perspectives

Tom McCahill and Checker Perspectives

Thomas Jay McCahill III  was an automotive journalist in Larchmont, NY.  McCahill graduated from Yale with a degree in Fine Arts.  After graduating from Yale, McCahill managed and later owned Murray’s Garage in New York During the war he wrote articles on a...
Early Checker Production In Kalamazoo

Early Checker Production In Kalamazoo

Leyland F. Goodspeed was chief of engineering staff at Roamer, with over twenty years of experience as an engineer.  Goodspeed was a true auto enthusiast, not only a patent holding engineer, Mr. Goodspeed was a race car driver having participated twice in the...
Checker And The Dodge C-series Truck Cab

Checker And The Dodge C-series Truck Cab

Dodge first introduced the LCF model, also referred to as the C-series in 1960. Production  continued through 1975 when Dodge quit production of the big trucks.  The  C- series truck cabs were first introduced on the Dodge, Fargo, Plymouth and DeSoto C series pickups...