Stanley 740B 1921 in Sydney Australia

Posted by jerry on May 23rd, 2009 — Posted in Journal, Steam

A Stanley 740B 20HP steam car similar to the one pictured below is in the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney. Apparently Stanley steam cars made for the Australian market had a number of distinguishing features which made them different from those made for the US market. All Stanleys sent to Australia had wire wheels, while those in the US had wooden artillery wheels, and Australian dealers added “Stanley Steamer” in metal writing across the radiator.

The 1921/2 Stanley was bought new in 1922 by a Mr H.F. Slocombe, an engineer living in Manly, NSW. The car was one of the last two imported into Australia before WW2.

Stanley 740 tourer [Photo: Jerry Everard//taken at the Ottawa Science and Technology Museum, Canada]

2 Comments »

Comment by rusnan

oh my god i ve been thingking abaut it on my live ,however replica only . someday i promose to build up it is …

Posted on July 5, 2009 at 5:29 am

Comment by rusnan

oh my god i ve been thingking abaut it on my live ,however replica only . someday i promise to build up it is …

Posted on July 5, 2009 at 5:30 am

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