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Petros Studebaker dealership in Pueblo, Colorado
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As many of you know, I’m a history nut.  History of all kinds but particularly automotive history is a passion for me.  Automotive Marks that are gone, such as Studebaker interest me because I’m intrigued by their story.  How did they start, who were the people involved, what were their successes and why did they fail.  For example; did you know that Studebaker was founded in 1852 under the name of the Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company?  The company was originally a producer of wagons for farmers, miners, and the military.  Studebaker entered the automobile business in 1902 with electric vehicles and in 1904 with gasoline vehicles, all sold under the name "Studebaker Automobile Company”. The same holds true for forgotten auto dealerships, perhaps more so than the manufactures because dealers were the connection and the face of the bands to the motoring public. Petros Studebaker was a dealership in Pueblo, Colorado during the 1950’s and 1960’s.  Studebaker shut down production in 1966, and I’m sure this dealership closed up shop around the same time. Ray Petros is the son of the former dealer and commissioned an artist to build a model of his father’s dealership, complete with model Studebakers.  This model is on display at the Forney Museum of Transportation in Denver, Colorado.  The photos were taken in January of 2010.
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© Dave Immel
Dave Immel’s website In association with The Lynch  Automotive Group 282 E. Wolf Run, Mukwonago WI 53149 262-378-3595
Model Studebaker Dealership
Petros Studebaker dealership in Pueblo, Colorado
Back to main news page
As many of you know, I’m a history nut.  History of all kinds but particularly automotive history is a passion for me.  Automotive Marks that are gone, such as Studebaker interest me because I’m intrigued by their story.  How did they start, who were the people involved, what were their successes and why did they fail.  was founded in 1852 under the name of the Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company?  The company was originally a producer of wagons for farmers, miners, and the military.  Studebaker entered the automobile business in 1902 with electric vehicles and in 1904 with gasoline vehicles, all sold under the name "Studebaker Automobile Company”. The same holds true for forgotten auto dealerships, perhaps more so than the manufactures because dealers were the connection and the face of the bands to the motoring public. Petros Studebaker was a dealership in Pueblo, Colorado during the 1950’s and 1960’s.  Studebaker shut down production in 1966, and I’m sure this dealership closed up shop around the same time. Ray Petros is the son of the former dealer and commissioned an artist to build a model of his father’s dealership, complete with model Studebakers.  This model is on display at the Forney Museum of Transportation in Denver, Colorado.  The photos were taken in January of 2010.
Click any photo to view a larger image!
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