Automobile [Liberty-Brush Runabout]; Brush Runabout Company, Alanson Brush; 1912...

From

Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Name/Title

Automobile [Liberty-Brush Runabout]

About this object

1912 Liberty-Brush runabout automobile. One-cylinder, 6 HP, vertical engine, 25 mpg at 25 mph, two seat, 2-speed, chain-drive transmission, wooden chassis and axle, 4 wheel coil suspension, standard pneumatic tyres. Top speed: 56 kph (35 mph). Yellow coloured with black interior, red undercarriage and yellow/red wheels, Black mud guards and brass lights, frames. Wooden steering wheel and material cover roof.
The Liberty-Brush (named after designer, Alanson P. Brush) is an example of a the cheap, lightweight buggy-type cars produced in the USA during the first decade of the 20th century

Maker

Brush Runabout Company

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Maker

Alanson Brush

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

1912

Place Made

Detroit

Measurements

H 1880 L 2500 W 1800mm (H 74 L 98 7/16 W 70 7/8")

Subject and Association Keywords

1910s

Collection

Road Transport

Credit Line

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Automobile/Motor Vehicles/Land Transportation T&E/07 Distribution & Transportation Artifacts/Nomenclature

Object number

1978.748

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