The American Taxi: A Century of Service

November 9, 2006|
The American Taxi: A Century of Service by Ben Merkel
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The American Taxi has been providing a vital public service for 100 years! Enjoy the Taxi experience through photographs and the history of famous taxi marques,ÿsuch asÿYellow, General, Checker, DeSoto, Packard, Plymouth, Ford, & Studebaker - many minor makes are also represented withÿforgotten names like Rockwell, Murphy, Oakland, Huppmobile and Stearns Knight. Oddballÿexperiments, unusual taxis, lights, meters, and taxi memorabilia are highlighted. A walk through time illustrates the effect of regulations on taxis and how that led to technical advances and body changes.
For Ben, what began as a fondness for Checker Motors products evolved into an appreciation for many types of commercial vehicles including, but not limited to, airport limousines, buses, handicap transports and, of course, taxis of any kind. Ben is a plank member of the Checker Club of America and currently sits on the Board of Directo...
Title:The American Taxi: A Century of Service
Product dimensions:144 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:144 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.5 in
Published:November 9, 2006
Publisher:Enthusiast Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781583881767

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