Percival Lowell's Big Red Car: The Tale of an Astronomer and a 1911 Stevens-Duryea

Percival Lowell's Big Red Car: The Tale of an Astronomer and a 1911 Stevens-Duryea

by William Lowell Putnam

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786412341
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 10/14/2002
Pages: 183
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

William Lowell Putnam served as vice chairman of the Association of Maximum Service Telecasters, among his multitude of other professional credits. He is the sole trustee of the Lowell Observatory and lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Preface 1



1 A Horseless Carriage? 7

2 The Earliest Automobiles 13

3 The Duryeas, Stevens and Automobile Manufacturing in Springfield 28

4 The Stevens-Duryea 40

5 The Great Race 50

6 The Brave New World of Automobiles 59

7 The Motoring Lowells 72

8 Big Red’s First Trip 84

9 At Home in Flagstaff 98

10 Highways 119

11 Big Red’s Contemporaries 134

12 Beyond Lowell’s Death 141

13 Big Red Comes Home 162



Index 172

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