The Beebe Automobile & The Western Motor Truck & Vehicle Works






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Beebe
Western Motor Truck & Vehicle Works
Chicago, Illinois
1906

The Western Motor Truck & Vehicle Works of Chicago, Illinois produced an American Automobile called the Beebe in 1906. The Beebe was equipped with a Wats two cycle engine that could be started from the seat by push button. The advertising below did not explain how that was done.

The 1906 Beebe Model E four passenger Touring Car shown below was equipped with a two cylinder 30 horsepower engine. The cost of this American Automobile in 1906 was $1250.00 and it was capable of going 40 miles per hour. Other features included a giant torqueless friction transmission, roller chain drive, 100 inch wheelbase and 30 x 3 1/4 inch tires.


1906 Beebe Touring Car and Runabout
1906 Beebe Touring Car and Runabout

The 1906 Beebe two passenger Runabout shown above was equipped with a two cylinder two cycle 14 horsepower engine. This little Runabout sold for $650.00 in 1906 and capable of 30 miles per hour. Other features included a 80 inch wheel base, 36 x 1 1/2 inch solid tires and the same desirable blend of simplified mechanism as its brother.

In the advertising shown above, claims made included “Mr Man:- Did you ever grind valves or break springs or replace cams or strip gears? You don’t have to stop to think. Well the four cycle woods are full of such obstructions. The way out of the forest is with the Beebe.” and “It will lead you to happeness and contentment. Remember – Our two cylinders are equal to 4 four cycle cylinders.”


1908 American Automobile
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