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The George White Buggy Co.
Rock Island, Illinois
1909

In 1909 one of the largest buggy manufacturers, the George White Buggy Company, Rock Island, Illinois, established an automobile department. The Buggy company was started by George O. White in 1897.

The White was an American Automobile of the High Wheel type with solid tires produced in 1909 only. Four models are listed, differing only in the body work.

The White was equipped with a two-cylinder opposed air cooled four cycle unit, set crosswise of the steel frame. The engine was mounted under the hood rather than under the seat. The friction transmission used was of the two speed planetary gear type. From this a shaft drive enclosed in a tube serving as a torsion rod provided power to the rear axle. The solid type wheels used on the White had a large diameter, 36 front and 38 rear.

We are looking for White automobile photographs or vintage White advertising for this web page. In the mean time enjoy this 1902 White Buggy advertisement and another advertisement for products made by The George White Buggy Co. in 1915.

1902 White Buggy
1902 White Buggy Advertisement

George O. White first produced carriages in Greenville, Pennsylvania. In 1886 George White moved to Moline, Illinois to take over the management of the J. H. Wilson Moline Buggy Co. They were manufacturers of buggies, wagons, phaetons and surreys. In 1891 George White and others organized the Rock Island Buggy Company. George White left The Rock Island Buggy Company in 1896 and formed The George White Buggy Co. By 1899 The George White Buggy Co. was producing 3,000 buggies per year. In 1909 this company produced an American Automobile mention above. By 1915 The George White Buggy Co. was producing tops, door and side curtains for Ford automobiles.

1915 George White Buggy Co. Auto Top
1915 George White Buggy Co. Auto Top Advertisement

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