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Makers of steam cars. The makers listed here are those active during the first period of steam car production, roughly 1860-1930, but mostly around 1900. "Modern Steam" makers are not listed here.

Maker Country Years active Image notes
Alena USA 1922 100px
Altmann Germany 1905—1907 100px See also the American Aultman
AMC (Automobile Manufacturing Company) England 1910 100px
American Bicycle Co.
Manufacturers of the Toledo Steam Carriage
USA 1900—1903 100px
American USA 1922—1924 100px [1]
American Steamer USA 100px
American Waltham USA 1898—1899 100px [1]
Artzberger USA 100px [1]
Aultman USA 100px [1]
See also the German Altmann
Austin USA 100px [1]
Auto-Loco USA 100px [1]
Baker USA circa. 1925 100px [1]
Baldwin USA ? 100px [1]
Ball USA ? 100px [1]
Best USA ? 100px [1]
Binney-Burnham USA ? 100px [1]
Boss USA 1903—1907 100px [1]
Brecht USA 1902—1904 100px [1]
Bridgeport ? Bridgeport 1903 vr.jpg
Bristol USA ? 100px [1]
Brocks Canada 1924—1930 100px [1]
Brooks Steam Motors Canada ? 100px
Bryan Steam Car ? 100px
Cameron USA 100px [1]
Cannon USA 100px [1]
Capitol USA 1902—1903 100px [1]
Century USA 1899—1903 Century-autos 1902-0615.jpg [1]
Chelmsford UK ? 100px [2]
Cincinnati USA ? 100px [1]
Clark USA 1895—1909 100px [1]
Clermont USA ? 100px [1]
Cloughley USA 1902—1903 100px [1]
Coats USA 1922—1923 1923Coats Steam Car.JPG [1]
Conrad USA 1900—1903 100px [1]
Cotta USA 1901—1903 100px [1]
Crompton USA ? 100px [1]
Crouch USA 1897—1900 100px [1]
Cunningham USA 1900-1901 100px [3]
Davis USA 1921 100px
Dawson USA 1901—1902 100px [1]
De Dion-Bouton France ? Marquise 1884.jpg
Delling USA 1923—1924 100px [1]
Detroit USA 1922 100px [1]
Doble USA 1914—1930 Doble Stoom rv.jpg [1] The most technically sophisticated of the steam car makers. Even after they had been supplanted by petrol engines, Abner Doble continued to sell his experience in designing water-tube boilers to railway locomotive makers, such as Sentinel.
Eastman USA ? 100px [1]
Eclipse USA 1900—1903 100px [1]
Elberon USA ? 100px [1]
Elite USA 1900—1901 100px [1]
Empire USA 1904—1905 100px [1]
Empire USA 1925—1927 100px
Endurance USA ? 100px [1]
Essex USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Federal USA ? 100px [1]
Field USA ? 100px [1]
Foster USA 1900—1905 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Gaeth USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Gardner-Serpollet France ?
Gardner-Serpollet.jpg
- see also Serpollet
Gearless USA 1921—1923 100px [1]
Geneva USA 1901—1904 100px [1]
Grout USA 1897—1905 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Hartley USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Hess USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Hidley USA ? 100px
Hoffman USA 1902—1904 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Holland USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Holyoke USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Hood USA 1900—1901 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Howard USA 1900—1904 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Hudson USA 1901—1902 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
International USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Jaxon USA 1903—1904 1903 Jaxon Steam Car.jpg [1]
Johnson USA 1906—1907 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Kellogg USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Kent's Pacemaker USA 1900 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images
Kensington USA 1900—1903 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Keystone Steamer USA 1899-1900 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1][4]
Kidder USA 1900—1901 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Knoller Austria c.1904
TMW - Dampfauto.jpg
- see the German Wikipedia
Kraft USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Lane USA 1900—1909 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Leach USA 1899—1900 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Likamobile UK current Likamobile - at Pickering 2009 - IMG 2786.jpg ModelWorks, ModelWorks of Daventry, NN11 8QT England, makes a steam-powered Replica of the Locomobile Style #2 (1900-1901) in kit-form
Locke USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Locomobile USA 1899—1903 SteamLocomobile1901.jpg [1] A well-known maker of lightweight and relatively low-cost steam cars, although widely criticised for poor performance.[5]
Loomis USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Lutz USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Lyons USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Malden USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Marlboro USA 1899—1902 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Maryland Steamer USA 1900—1901 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images
Mason USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
McDonald USA 1923—1924 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
McKay USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Mercury USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Meteor USA 1902—1903 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Mills USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Milwaukee USA 1900—1902 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Mobile USA 1899—1903 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1][6]
Moncrief USA 1901—1902 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Montier & Gillet France 1897 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images
Morse USA 1904—1906 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Motor Construction Co. Nottingham, UK ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images Fitted with a single-acting V-4 engine of 30 hp.[7]
Newstadt-Perry USA 1902—1903 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
New England USA 1899—1900 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Ormond USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Overholt USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Overman USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Oxford USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Pawtucket USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Pearson-Cox UK ?
Pearson-Cox steam car (Autocar Handbook, Ninth edition).jpg
[8]
Peerless USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Porter USA 1900—1901 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Prescott USA 1901—1905 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Puritan USA 1901—1904 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Randolph USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Reading Steamer USA 1900—1903 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1][9]
Remel-Vincent USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Rickett England 1860 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images Possibly the first British production car
Richmond USA 1902—1903 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Rochester USA 1900—1901 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Rogers USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Roper USA 1860—1894 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Ross USA 1905—1909 100px [1]
Scott-Newcomb USA 1921—1922 100px Also known as the Standard [1]
Serpollet France 1880s—
TricycleSerpollet.jpg
Léon Serpollet's first steam cars were sold under his own name, before the partnership as Gardner-Serpollet
Sheppee England ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images
Simons USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Skene USA 1900—1901 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Spencer USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Springer USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Springfield USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Squier USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Standard USA ? 100px [1] Also known as the Scott-Newcomb
Stanley USA 1897—1925 1908 Stanley K Raceabout.JPG The most successful of the steam car makers.[1]
Stanton USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Steamobile USA 1900—1904 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Stearns USA 1900—1904 Stearns-steamer 1902 hickory.jpg [1]
Sterling USA 1901—1902 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Stewart-Coats USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Storck USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Strathmore USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Stringer USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Strouse USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Sunset USA 1901—1904 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Super-Steamer USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Taunton USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Terwilliger USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Thompson USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Thomson Australia c.1900 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images Herbert Thomson of Armadale, Melbourne, built steam cars around 1900. He tested them on the hill of Kooyong Road in nearby Caulfield, where in 1971 the Pritchard steam car was also tested.[10]
Toledo Steam Carriage USA 1901—1903 100px [1]
Toward & Philipson England ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images
Tractmobile USA 1900—1902 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Trépardoux France 1883 De Dion stoomdriewieler.GIF Partner with De Dion and Bouton in their first steam tricycle.[11]
Mérelle France c.1889 100px Fernand Mérelle was the concessionaire for De Dion and Bouton at the 1889 Exposition Universelle in Paris and cars were sold under that name.[11][12]
Trinity USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Turner-Miesse UK ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [13]
Twombly USA 1904—1905 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Vapomobile England ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images
Victor USA 1899—1904 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Waltham USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Watt USA ? 100px Tractor & Construction Plant Wiki:Requested images [1]
Webb-Jay USA [1]
Westfield USA 1902—1903 [1]
White USA 1901—1910 TaftMotorCar1909.jpg [1] Along with Stanley and Doble, the triumvirate of successful steam car makers.
Whitney USA 1897—1898 100px [1]
Wood USA 1902—1903 100px [1]

See also

References

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  11. 11.0 11.1 "De Dion Steam Tricycle", Light Steam Power XXI(1): 43. January-February 1972. 
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