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August 2, By Michael Lamm: Desperate times, desperate measures, and in that context, the plucky little carmaker from Syracuse, New York, produced about air-cooled Vs in and then quietly passed away.
During the postmortem by those who were now jobless, the question became: Did the person who ordered the making of those final Vs do it to help save the company?
Or did he do it as a deliberate act of corporate homicide? And McEwen seems to have done everything in his power to reinforce that perception. The Undertaker had worked at the Velie Motor Corporation long before it went out of business in ; also at the F. Stearns expired in And although McEwen had nothing to do with the deaths of Velie or Stearns, he ended up with a reputation as an automotive funeral director; a motor company grave digger.
In the end, his nickname might have been justified, because he did help bury Franklin. McEwen had been sent to Syracuse by a syndicate of seven banks. Franklin was selling cars a year back then and hoped to increase plant capacity. The loans would also help develop new Franklin automobiles.
The photo above shows a period image of the Sportiest body style, the club brougham.
Some Franklin Vs came with sidemounts, but many had a rear-mounted spare in an effort to make the hood look longer. As it happened, Franklin expected to sell nearly twice the usual number of cars in —around 14,—but then came the Crash of October 29, And by latewhen the year-old McEwen arrived in Syracuse to salvage what he could for the banks, the H.
Franklin Manufacturing Company and its car-marketing subsidiary, the Franklin Automobile Company, were in dire financial straits. Something had to be done quickly. Something had already been done just before McEwen arrived.
The company pared its offerings to one car line, the Franklin Airman. So Franklin hastily brought out the Olympic, a smaller and less expensive series than the Airman.
Franklin bought entire cars; well, not entire…Flying Clouds minus engine, hood and radiator but otherwise complete. Into those Reo Flying Clouds, Franklin stuffed Airman engines, added Franklin hoods and grille shells, and offered the cobbled result as the Franklin Olympic.
The biggest difference was the air-cooled engine with 15 more horses.
In a similar transaction, Marmon also bought Reo bodies to make the Marmon Fewer than V Franklins were made. They came in four body styles: The seven-passenger sedan and limo had jumpseats. The limo added a divider window.
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