Ad for Baltimore-Built Spoerer Car in 1911

There used to be an old car factory in Baltimore employing 74 residents. And, there was a locally built vehicle called the Spoerer. Below is an old ad we dug up for the vehicle. The dealer was located at

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Juy 16th, 1911 ad in the Baltimore Sun
Juy 16th, 1911 ad in the Baltimore Sun

And, if you were curious if others owned it, they even gave you a list of the other owners’ names!

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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