1910 Babcock Model 30 Touring Car by Jeff Settle, via 500px. - Babcocks were gasoline powered cars (not the Babcock Electric) made by H.H. Babcock Co. of Watertown, NY only from 1909 - 1913. Henry Holmes Babcock started Watertown’s first carriage factory during the early 1870s. Babcock was most successful in the automobile business by building commercial and auto bodies for Ford, Franklin, etc. during the teens & twenties until 1928. This car has a 4 cyl., 27hp, 280ci. engine.