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ANTIQUE CAR FOR SHOW
Fort Worth will be well represented in the antique
automobile show at the State Fair this year. Old-car
enthusiast Dave Whitehead is this week putting the finishing
touches on a 1914 model Packard which he rebuilt from
a wreck. State Fair officials expect about fifty cars
at the show and prizes will be given for the oldest, the
best restored, and the one traveling the farthest to the
Whitehead's Packard -which is only one of several he will
show -was one of earliest cars to use the starter and
generator. It was necessary every 500 miles to change by hand
the pole on the generator.hyxkmaax
The Packard was first of a series of Packards to sell for
one dollar per pound. It weighs forty-six hundred pounds.
Whitehead also has a good chance to win the oldest car award.
He has an 1898 Winton that runs like a top. Just a touch
of the good old days.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Antique car for show], item, September 21, 1951; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701659/m1/1/: accessed February 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.