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Indiana Automotive Landmarks

Before the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was founded, oval racing got its start at some lesser known raceways and tracks across the Midwest.

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Packard on Ideal Section of the Lincoln Highway
Indiana Automotive Landmarks, News

Indiana native Carl Fisher laid out a plan to build America’s first paved transcontinental route, called the Lincoln Highway in honor of the Great Emancipator, a road that remains a relevant and vital part of the communities on its path.

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Indiana Automotive Landmarks

Indiana’s love affair with the automobile is on full display at the Kokomo Automotive Museum in Howard County.

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Studebaker Fountain, South Bend
Indiana Automotive Landmarks, News

Volunteers track down a beloved fountain, removed from South Bend’s Howard Park decades ago and mostly lost to memory, and launch a campaign to have it restored and reinstalled.

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Elwood Haynes Museum - Kokomo
Indiana Automotive Landmarks

The memory of inventor, industrialist, and automotive pioneer Elwood Haynes is alive and well in his adopted hometown of Kokomo.

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Ford Plant Indianapolis
Endangered Places, Indiana Automotive Landmarks, News, Saved, Tours

The long vacant 1914 Ford Motor Company Plant in Indianapolis passes to new ownership this month, ensuring a sustainable future for an important automotive landmark.

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Evansville Greyhound Station
Indiana Automotive Landmarks, News

Evansville’s recently restored Greyhound station becomes the backdrop for the largest gathering of vintage buses ever displayed in the U.S.

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detail of 1922 Bowser ad
Indiana Automotive Landmarks, News

S. F. Bowser, inventor of the automobile gas pump, built his 1917 company headquarters in Fort Wayne. His legacy there, however, is a fading one.

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Indiana Automotive Landmarks

Indianapolis was a leading commercial producer of automobiles and taxicabs from 1897 to 1937. Take a closer look with a driving tour of the Circle City’s automotive landmarks.

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