Pictures of Rochester and Monroe County, NY
Old pictures and postcards of landmarks and points of interest in Monroe County, NY
1902 Foster Touring
Notes: George G. Foster was a manufacturer of pianos when in 1899 his company built an experimental steam auto. In March 1900 the Foster Automobile Manufacturing Company was incorporated with capital of $100,000. Mr. Foster was President of the firm and Mr. Park Densmore was the Treasurer.
The 12 Jan. 1902 issue of Automobile Topics says that the Foster Co. was producing 5 steam vehicles per week and employed 50 men and some boy apprentices It is noted in the 1 March 1902 issue of Automobile Topics that no change had been made for the 1902 touring model since the previous year.
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