• First Packard Model A

    8x10 black and white photograph from glass negative of Packard Number One. Inscribed on photo back: completed Nov. 6, 1899, Warren Ohio; Model A, 1-cylinder, 9-horsepower, 71.5-inch wheelbase, 2-person roadster; body by Morgan & Williams, carriage manufacturer, Warren, Ohio. Car no longer possesses some of its original fittings such as side lights & the one affixed to the center of the front springs, the leather skirt fitted below the seat cushion, and the dos-a-dos seat originally mounted on th…

  • 1899 Packard

    7x9 black and white photograph of 1899 Packard.

  • First Packard Model A

    8x10 black and white photograph from glass negative of 1899 Packard Number One. Inscribed on photo back: completed Nov. 6, 1899, Warren Ohio; Model A, 1-cylinder, 9-horsepower, 71.5-inch wheelbase, 2-person roadster with provision for 2 passengers on dos-a-dos. Body by Morgan & Williams, carriage manufacturer, Warren, Ohio. This photograph taken prior to installation of H-gate shift lever or bulb horn on spade handle steering lever. By the time this car was given to Lehigh University all three r…

  • Chassis of 1899 Packard Model A

    8x10 black and white photograph from glass negative of chassis of 1899 Packard Number One. Inscribed on photo back: completed Nov. 6, 1899, Warren Ohio; Model A, 1-cylinder, 9-horsepower, 71.5-inch wheelbase, 2-person roadster. Note that the H-gate shift box is in place, having been installed after initial tests of Nov. 1899 (initially there were 2 levers). Photograph was perhaps taken some years after car was built--note less than new condition of engine parts and tires.

  • Man driving 1899 Packard Model A

    8x10 black and white photograph of first Packard. Inscribed on photo back: driven on campus of Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. after car was shipped there in autumn of a 1930 for permanent exhibition in lobby of the James Ward Packard Laboratory of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering. Car is 1-cylinder, 9-horsepower, 71.5-inch wheelbase, 2-person roadster completed Nov. 6, 1899. Body by Morgan & Williams, Warren, Ohio. The restored car has a solid engine compartment door (original had louver…

  • 1899 Packard Model A

    8x10 black and white photograph of 1899 Packard Model A on brick-paved street with 2 dogs, buildings in background. Inscribed on photo back: 1-cylinder, 9-horsepower 71.5-inch wheelbase, 4 passenger dos-a-dos roadster.

  • First Packard Model A

    8x10 black and white photograph from glass negative of Packard Number One. Inscribed on photo back: completed Nov. 6, 1899 in Warren, Ohio; Model A, 1-cylinder, 9-horsepower, 71.5-inch wheelbase, 2-person roadster; body by Morgan & Williams, carriage manufacturer, Warren, Ohio. Photographed prior to car's restoration and donation to Lehigh University--note flat tires, tattered fender, etc.

  • 1899 Packard Model A in factory

    8x10 photograph of 1899 Packard Model A taken inside factory or machine shop.

  • 1899 Packard Model A

    8x10 black and white photograph from glass negative of 1899 Packard Number One with driver. Inscribed on photo back: completed and first road tested Nov. 6, 1899, Warren Ohio; Model A, 1-cylinder, 9-horsepower, 71.5-inch wheelbase, 2-person roadster. Body by Morgan & Williams, carriage manufacturer. Driver Henry Joy? Photograph taken some years after car's completion, note holes in the dash, etc., lack of such original equipment as dos-a-dos seat mounted on rear deck, lights & skirt below driver…

  • 1899 Packard Model A, car number four or number five

    8x10 black and white photograph from glass negative of 1899 Packard Number Four or Packard Number Five on country road. Inscribed on photo back: Model A, 1-cylinder, 9-horsepower, 71.5-inch wheelbase, 2-person roadster, fitted with a 2-person dos-a-dos seat mounted on rear deck. Body by Morgan & Williams, Warren, Ohio. Car has H-gate shift box. Cars Number Four and Number Five were almost identical. The latter was sold on Feb. 3, 1900 to George D. Kirkham, a Warren, Ohio businessman residing on …

  • First Packard Model A

    8x10 black and white photograph of 1899 Packard Number One in crate with 6 unidentified men in suits. Inscribed on photo back: Model A, 1-cylinder, 9-horsepower, 71.5-inch wheelbase, 2-person roadster completed Nov. 6, 1899, in Warren Ohio. Body by Morgan & Williams. Car is either being crated at Packard Motor Car Co. for shipment to Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. or being uncrated at Lehigh for permanent display in the lobby of the James Ward Packard Laboratory of Electrical and Mechanical…

  • 1899 Packard number one

    8x10 black and white photograph from negative of Packard Number One from rear showing woman driver in fur coat, hat and gloves, waving and Packard sign on rear of auto. Inscribed on photo back: car completed Nov. 6, 1899, Warren Ohio; Model A, 1-cylinder, 9-horsepower, 71.5-inch wheelbase, 2-person roadster; body by Morgan & Williams, carriage manufacturer, Warren, Ohio. Car appears in same condition as one appearing in Motor Age magazine ca. April 1912.

  • 1899 Packard on display at Lehigh University

    8x10 black and white Packard Co. file photograph of Packard Model A Number One in its permanent home in the lobby of the James Ward Packard Laboratory of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering at Lehigh University. Inscribed on photo back: car completed and road tested on Nov. 6, 1899 in Warren Ohio; 1-cylinder, 9-horsepower, 71.5-inch wheelbase, 2-person roadster, originally fitted with a dos-a-dos seat on rear deck. Body by Morgan & Williams, carriage manufacturer, Warren, Ohio.

  • Packard Model A with woman in front of the Lodge

    8x10 black and white photograph of Packard Number One with woman, parked in front of the manager's quarters (a.k.a. the Lodge), designed by Albert Kahn, at the Packard Proving Grounds. Inscribed on photo back: car completed Nov. 6, 1899, Warren Ohio; Model A, 1-cylinder, 9-horsepower, 71.5-inch wheelbase, 2-person roadster; body by Morgan & Williams, carriage manufacturer, Warren, Ohio. Restored car has solid engine compartment door, vs. louvered door of original, and is missing original fitting…

  • First Packard Model A

    8x10 black and white photograph of Packard Number One. Inscribed on photo back: completed Nov. 6, 1899, Warren Ohio; Model A, 1-cylinder, 9-horsepower, 71.5-inch wheelbase, 2-person roadster; body by Morgan & Williams, carriage manufacturer, Warren, Ohio. Restored car has solid engine compartment door, vs. louvered door of original, and is missing original fittings such as side lights & the one affixed to the center of the front springs, and the dos-a-dos seat originally mounted on the rear deck…

  • Bare chassis of 1899 Packard Model A number four or number five

    8x10 black and white photograph from glass negative of bare chassis of 1899 Packard Number Four or Number Five. Inscribed on photo back: Model A, 1-cylinder, 9-horsepower, 71.5-inch wheelbase. One of 5 Model A Packards, but a later one. Note ram's horn front frame members used on all Model A cars but changed on Model B and different design and arrangement of engine components when compared to photographs of Packard Number One chassis. Photographed on a testing device in shop of Packard Electric …

  • Chassis of 1899 Packard Model A

    8x10 black and white photograph from glass negative of chassis of 1899 Packard Number One. Inscribed on photo back: completed Nov. 6, 1899, Warren Ohio; Model A, 1-cylinder, 9-horsepower, 71.5-inch wheelbase, 2-person roadster. Note that the H-gate shift box is in place, having been installed after initial tests of Nov. 1899 (initially there were 2 levers). Photograph was perhaps taken some years after car was built--note less than new condition of engine parts and tires.

  • William Doud Packard's personal car

    8x10 black and white photograph of William Doud Packard's personal car, 1899 Model A Number Two.

  • 1900 Packard automobile

    8x10 black and white photograph of 1900 Packard automobile.

  • 1900 Packard Model B

    8x10 photograph of 1900 Packard Model B. Inscribed on photo back: 1-cylinder, 9-horsepower, 76-inch wheelbase, 2-person roadster fitted with carriage top; body by Morgan & Williams, carriage manufacturer, Warren, Ohio.