This car is a 1912 K-20 marathon .it is the only style marathon motor works built with a cast iron block and transmission ,All other model had aluminum blocks and transmission .they built this car at cost to get people interested in the bigger models .sold for $ 680.00 there are only 3 of this model known out of 9 marathon cars.it is in the original show room at marathon motor works nashville tennessee
Antique Archaeology,Mike Wolfe of American Pickers store in Nashville.It was an old Marathon Motors factory that had been abandoned until an entrepreneur bought the building and fixed it up housing some other offices across the street as well.
History of the Marathon Motor Works in Nashville, Tennessee
Marathon Electric has a full line of motors for pool and spa applications including: above-ground pool, in-ground pool, commercial pool, variable-speed, heat pumps and all other standard applications. In addition to pool and spa motors, the company also manufactures motors for washdown, explosion proof and severe duty applications.
Marathon motor homes – bringing new technological innovation to us : Marathon motor home is a popular name in RV industry that signifies comfort and luxury. It is a custom designed, luxury bus conversion that offers a different level of driving experience to customers.
What was once the art-deco style Marathon Motor factory but has now been converted to a creative community called Marathon Village which featuring shops (including the antique shop from the show "American Pickers"), art galleries, a distillery, a candy shop, a cafe, photo studios and more.
This is a 1911 marathon touring 35 hp .In 1911 two brothers called the heller bros went to a county fair at roseburg oregon and scraped up 50 cents each to buy a dollar raffle ticket and won this new car .The kids were 12 & 14 years old. the car and stayed in a barn till 1968 they gave the car to Joe Marshal a salesmen that would visit when on his sales routes .now at marathon motor works showroom in nashville tenn
Marathon Motor Oil, Large Aluminum Metal Sign, 3 Sizes Available, USA Made Vintage Style Retro Garage Art