The Wharton automobiles were equipped with 8, 6 and 4 cylinder Curtiss O. X. 5 Aero engine. First available in 1915, the Curtiss OX-5 has the distinction of being the first mass produced aircraft engine in the United States. In 1922 The Wharton Motors Co. moved to Johnstown, PA and produced only tractors.
The Wharton Motors Co.
In 1920 The Wharton Motors Co., Dallas, Texas, was organized with Thomas B. Wharton as president, to manufacture passenger automobiles, trucks and tractors.
A $3,400.00 Touring Car and a $4,975.00 Suburban Car were built. Only a few of these American Automobiles were produced in 1921 and 1922.
We are looking for Wharton automobile photographs or vintage Wharton advertising for this web page. In the mean time enjoy this Goodyear Tire ad from a vintage 1931 magazine.
1931 Goodyear Tire Advertisement
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