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Grout

Orange, Massachusetts, USA
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Carl, Fred and C.B. Grout started by making sewing machines.

The Grout Brothers Automobile Company officially launched in 1896, made steam-powered automobiles and was located in Orange, Massachusetts, USA. Some of their early cars were sold under the "New Home" brand. In 1906, they introduced the Grout Gasolene Light Touring Car. It had a 28 H.P four-cylinder engine with one coil ignition with distributing commutator. Forced ventilation by fan. Mechanically operated valves. Inlet valves interchangeable with exhaust valves.

It also included control on steering wheel to gas and ignition, three speeds and reverse actuated by a single lever, 30 inch artillery wood wheels, ball bearings 3.5 inch tires and armored frame. It sold for $1,800.

The company lasted until 1912.

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1906 Grout Bros Automobile Co. ad.

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1906 Grout ad.

 
 
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