Years In Operation: 1915 Models Built: Auto Truck Approximate Number of Cars Built: 1 or more Factory Address: Bump & McCabe Hardware: 316 Mitchell/McDermott Blacksmith: 610(611) Ingalls Street Officers of the Company:
George Bump: Co-designer
George McCabe: Co-designer
William McDermott: Co-designer
What can i see today?
It is not known if the Auto Truck still exists. You can find out more about Petoskey and the surrounding area by visiting the Little Traverse Historical Museum. Address: 100 Depot St., Petoskey, MI 49770 Phone: (231) 347-2620 Website: https://www.petoskeymuseum.org/
The body of the truck was built by McCabe's men of the Bump & McCabe Hardware. The structure is still standing and is currently occupied by the Grain Train Market Cafe..
The frame was built at the McDermott Blacksmith & Wagon Shop. The building is no longer standing and the land is private property. Address: 610(611) Ingalls Ave.
An auto truck was made in Petoskey some time before May of 1915. The body was made by the workers of Bump & McCabe Hardware and the frame was made by McDermott's Blacksmith & Wagon Shop. The engine and transmission were from a Ford car...
This is the replica of the vehicle that was built...
Bump & McCabe Hardware as it was back in the early 1900's...
William McDermott's Blacksmith & Wagon Shop stood for many years on Ingalls Street. According to records the McDermotts lived on the same street...
It is not known if just one truck was built.
Petoskey Evening News-1955
Library of Congress-Sanborn Fire Insurance Map-1913