Monthly Archives: May 2013

It’s all down hill

It’s all downhill for the Graham brothers. 1930 saw sales drop by 50%. 1931 went down by another 30%. Bad economic times, they were aware – therefore lower pricing, the latest technology, and better promotions. The Graham cars looked just … Continue reading

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Graham, the early years

Paige-Detroit, a new, modern and well-equipped factory, provided the Graham brothers with a great canvas to paint their picture of the American automotive landscape. Harry Jewett, along with founding partner Fred Paige, had created Paige-Detroit in 1909 and built the … Continue reading

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Trucks, Trucks and more Trucks

Ray Graham, after graduating from the University of Illinois in 1908, becomes interested in designing lightweight trucks. He invents a special rear axel to convert Ford Model T cars into one-ton trucks for $350.00. Owens is looking after the glass … Continue reading

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From pop bottles to the NHL.

An interesting story about a car. This story starts on a small farm in Washington, Indiana where brothers Joseph, Robert and Ray Graham were born and grew up. Father Ziba and Joe buy shares in a small start up glass … Continue reading

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