for 1910 and 1911
Before the 1910 model year, Electric
Vehicle Company was reorganized and
re-named The Columbia Motor Car
Company. Very soon it became a division
of United States Motor
Company. This larger group took over the
manufacture and distribution of cars from several smaller
The Columbia cars were still made at the original plant in Hartford.
In 1913, Columbia was folded into the Maxwell organization
which distributed one final model during that season
before ceasing production.
During the following few years, manufacturers in Detroit began to use
the "Columbia" name, but had no relation to the original company.
Some items from 1910 and 1911 model years are on this page.
The 1911 catalogue is shown on the next page, followed by
some 1912 material relating to the Columbia - Knight,
and finally selected portions of the 1913 Maxwell catalogue,
and a few other interesting items.
The following six color
on the inside covers of Life
during the period March - May, 1910
To read more
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To see the
catalogue of the 1911 models,
That page is then followed by pages showing
material from 1912 and 1913.