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Last Chance For Checkers In Lawrence

495 Auto Salvagers is down to six Checkers left of the forty Checkers dumped by Adamson Industries (Checker Motor Cars) last October.  The remaining cars can be seen in the video below. Contact Helen Torres at...

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Post 1978 NYC Purpose Built Checker A11 For Sale

A massive secret stash of old cars is available for sale in Pennsylvania.  All information can be found on the Barn Finds website.  Of particular interest is one NYC 70’s era Checker A11.   Cab 3R78 appears to be an authentic NYC cab.  At the tailend of the Barn...

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Last of Lawrence Checkers Being Stripped

Its been about six months since forty Checkers were dumped at a Lawrence, Mass auto crusher.  All in all,  ten Checkers were saved and are currently under restoration.  About 25 were stripped and crush.  The few remaining are currently being stripped for parts. 495...

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