Checker Testimonials 1953

Checker Testimonials 1953

Last year we presented a series of letters from Checker Cab owner that praised our favorite make, when we presented these great letters, we provided links to the online club archive and library. This little blog is a repeat but we’re introducing you to more letters,...
Checker Motors Stamping Photos

Checker Motors Stamping Photos

Special thanks go out to David Powers and Connie Wilson Powers for sharing a significant collection of factory photos from the Steve Wilson collection . Steve was a lifelong employee of Checker and former board member. All of the pictures are up in an album in the...
Checker AMA Specification Now In The Archive

Checker AMA Specification Now In The Archive

The Automobile Manufacturers Association was a trade group of auto manufacturers which operated under various names in the US from 1911 to 1999. The association focused upon establishing a code for fair competition. In 1939, it moved its headquarters from New York...
Checker Cab, Let’s Play Ball by Joe Fay

Checker Cab, Let’s Play Ball by Joe Fay

Back in the day many American businesses operated corporate sports teams to help generate corporate goodwill and adverting. Corporate teams could be found in virtually every major sport:  Baseball, Football and Basketball. Some of these teams actually transformed into...