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Steinway & Mercedes: What is the Connection?

One of the more intriguing chapters in Steinway history involves the company’s brief foray into the auto industry.  In 1888, when William Steinway was traveling in Europe, he chanced to hear that Gottlieb Daimler of Cannstatt, Germany was experimenting with … Continue reading

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About Schmieg Hungate Kotzian

      Schmieg&Kotzian Also known as Schmieg Hungate Kotzian, this company was founded in London in 1908 when Karl Schmieg and Henri Kotzian met as apprentices to prominent London furniture manufacturers. They decided to become partners, and moved to … Continue reading

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USS Wakiva (SP-160), 1917-1918.

Return to Naval Historical Center home page. Return to Online Library listing   DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY — NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER 805 KIDDER BREESE SE — WASHINGTON NAVY YARD WASHINGTON DC 20374-5060  Online Library of Selected Images: – U.S. NAVY … Continue reading

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RETROACTIVELY AWARDED AAA TITLES AMERICAN CAR RACING HARRY HARKNESS 1902

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HARRY BEATS STANLEY STEAMER IN THE GREAT RACE ” THE CLIMB TO THE CLOUDS” IN THE FIRST RACE ON MOUNT WASHINGTON

H   I   S   T   O   R   Y    Stanley Steamer   THE HISTORIC STANLEY ~ OUT OF STEAM! F.E. Stanley at the tiller of his 1903 Stanley. When most people think of the Stanley Steamer, they picture a huge, hulking hot water heater on wheels. In reality, … Continue reading

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DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY–NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER

Return to DANFS IndexReturn to Naval Historical Center homepage DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY — NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER 805 KIDDER BREESE SE — WASHINGTON NAVY YARD WASHINGTON DC 20374-5060 Wakiva II   (Yacht: t. 853 (gross) ; l. 239’6″; b. 30’6″; … Continue reading

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Naval Historical Records Harry in experiments in connection with use of wireless from aeroplanes

                                   DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY — NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER 805 KIDDER BREESE SE — WASHINGTON NAVY YARD WASHINGTON DC 20374-5060 Naval Aviation Chronology 1898-1916 10–Acting Secretary of the Navy Beekman Winthrop directed the Point Loma, Calif., Wireless Station to … Continue reading

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Picture of Harry holding Package in airplane

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Harry’s Antoinette Type VII Monoplane

  © 1998-2003 Carroll Gray All Rights To This Web Domain And Web Site And Contents Thereof Are Reserved  The ANTOINETTE MONOPLANE          The Antoinette Type VII Monoplane  The Antoinette Type VII Monoplane has been considered by … Continue reading

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Harry Harkness made history by flying twenty-one miles to the Mexican border 1911

Page 32-33. The two Harkness Antoinette monoplanes shared North Island in 1911 with the Curtiss machines. On February 7, Harry Harkness made history by flying twenty-one miles to the Mexican border.

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