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St. Louis Survivor

St. Louis Survivor

Back in 2016 ICTA member Alex Ginsberg posted the beautiful picture in the header with the following comment “I moved down to St. Louis in 1998 to attend graduate school, and was surprised to see 3 Checkers in RED operating in the city. I took multiple photos through...

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Ray Kottner, A Crabby Cabby

Ray Kottner, A Crabby Cabby

We Checker collectors are quite a quirky bunch. Anybody who loves Checker Cabs has to have some form or personality disorder or are just plain down-right crazy. So was the case of Ray Kottner.  He had a crazy idea and it actually worked for a couple of years.  Ray was...

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The Loss of a Checker Cab Operator

The Loss of a Checker Cab Operator

Sad news, ICTA member and Checker Cab operator, John DiDomizio passed away Tuesday morning on June 23rd. Our condolences to his family and friends. Here's the back story on John's fleet. For close to ten years John had built a significant fleet of Checkers that...

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