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Thomas D. Taggart 1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom I
Restored Rolls-Royce Returns to French Lick
Indiana Automotive Landmarks

After years of restoration, the 1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom originally owned by Thomas D. Taggart is back on display at southern Indiana’s French Lick Resort.

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Setting Things Straight: The Marmon House
Indiana Automotive Landmarks

Known to most as the University Club of Indianapolis, the 1921 home on North Delaware was built by the Marmon family of automotive-industry fame.

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The Rise and Decline of Early Electric Cars
Indiana Automotive Landmarks

With the current surge in popularity of the electric car, it’s hard to believe that a century ago this same idea was playing a major role in early automotive history.

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A New Turn for Speedway Museum
Indiana Automotive Landmarks

Indiana automobile exhibits and other changes lie around the corner for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum.

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Riding With History at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Indiana Automotive Landmarks

When the opportunity to write a story for the Indiana Automotive newsletter came about, I jumped at the chance to tell the story about National Motor & Vehicle Co. in Indianapolis.

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Legacy of Left Turns
Indiana Automotive Landmarks, News

The Indianapolis 500 puts the world spotlight on the Hoosier state every May. In honor of the 100th running of the famous race in 2016, we examine the origin of the National Historic Landmark track and less well-known places related to early racing history.

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