So What Was The Fuss About?

So What Was The Fuss About?

Noted Checker fan Jim Garrison recently posted a comment on Facebook in regards to  the dumping of 40 Checkers.   Garrison posted in support of the Checker Motor Cars,  the company that dumped the Checkers.  In his post Garrison  stated,  “we did see that most of...
Checker and its Parmelee Unit

Checker and its Parmelee Unit

The Parmelee Company, the firm dated to 1853 when its founder and namesake, Franklin Parmelee, established the city’s first omnibus line.   In the early 20th Century, Parmelee provided taxi cab service in U.S. cities where it had franchise (purchased rights) to do so....
Benefits of the ICTA Archive

Benefits of the ICTA Archive

This writer has loved Checkers for over 50 years and has devoted a significant amount of his life to their preservation. That said, I am embarrassed to say, I knew little of the Checker station wagon.  That all changed with the recent acquisition of a 1967 Checker...