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The Adams Co.
Dubuque, Iowa

The Adams-Farwell Motor Car Company of Dubuque, Iowa placed on the market in 1904 an American Automobile that had many original features. These features included a 20 horsepower revolving cylinder air cooled gasoline motor.

The Adams Co. then produced a 45 horsepower five cylinder model in 1906.

It appears from advertising that Adams-Farwell built 3 different models in there short history (1904-1913). The company was owned by Eugene Adams and Fay Oscar Farwell.

One is a Touring car shown below, a 4 door touring car shown in the advertising image below and a Convertible Brougham shown in the last two images. After 1908, no new models appeared and only small changes were made to the existing range for the rest of the make's life. Cost of the Adams-Farwell 40 horsepower in 1912 was 3,500.00.

1906 Adams-Farwell
1906 Adams-Farwell - The Adams Co. Dubuque, Iowa

1906 The Adams Co. Dubuque, Iowa Advertising
1906 The Adams Co. Dubuque, Iowa Advertising

The Adams-Farwell revolving three and five cylinder air cooled gasoline engine was compact, perfectly balanced, light weight and had a wide range of speed and power.

Adams-Farwell Brougham
Adams-Farwell Motor Car Brougham
1904 Adams-Farwell Motor Car Brougham

Original to the Adams-Farwell automobile was the arrangement of the body and controlling means of the convertible brougham. This car was fitted with a closed body, side doors and a large plate glass front. The car had a folding front seat and controls that could be moved and then driven from inside the cab.

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