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The Albany was an American auto transformed in Albany, Indiana, from 1907 to 1908.
It was transformed as a Surrey and a runabout, and were ahead of schedule vehicles with false hoods and robust elastic tires. The single- and 2-chamber air-cooled engines prepared 6/7 hp and 18/20 hp, individually.
The auto was produced by a nearby designer and representative John L. Tulley (1872–1954), who held numerous turn of the twentieth century patents, incorporating a measure to measure oil. Mr. Tulley was a common workman whose unanticipated days were used as a surveyor’s right hand. He then happened to support in building power and light plants around the midwest before touching base in Albany to structure the Albany Automobile Company in the vicinity of 1906. The Albany Runabout had two contradicting chambers and was air-cooled. Up to 850 autos were said to have been constructed and they were sent to all parts of the nation, with no less than one vehicle transported to England.
Showcased as “the occupied man’s auto”, one of the Albany’s principle offering focuses were blue colored elephant conceal seats, which were as far as anyone knows ensured to last the lifetime of the auto.
Neighborhood legend has it that Henry Ford came to Albany to take a gander at the Runabout and trade thoughts with Tulley. Tulley likewise knew Elwood Haynes, who is credited with developing the grasp.
Albany Vehicle Model list:
1907 Albany Model 2 4-6 hp Run-a-bout
1907 Albany Model 3 8-10 hp Run-a-bout