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sources of design: the buick showroom

The Mueller-Harkins Buick agency, an authorized dealer and service center, was established in 1916. Their offices and showroom operated within a multi-franchise auto row near 7th & Broadway in downtown Tacoma, Washington. In the first week of December, 1948 Mueller-Harkins welcomed the public to their new location, just three blocks away at 455 St. Helens Avenue. The four photos… Read More »

willys-knight motor car

The Willys-Overland Company produced nearly a half-million Willys-Knight automobiles from 1914-1933. The distinctive sleeve-valve engine also powered the Willys-Overland Falcon-Knight and Stearns-Knight automobiles, two marques produced for the very prestigious luxury market.