1981 Checker Marathon Taxicab

Date:
1981
Creator:
Checker Motors Corp. (Kalamazoo, Mich.)

Most people think of Checker as an operator of taxicabs, but from 1922 through 1982 they also manufactured cabs. Checkers featured big back seats and trunks and rugged, durable construction. This Checker's basic design dates to 1956 and was substantially unchanged until production ceased in 1982.

Location:
20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124-5029
Identifier:
90.370.1
Institution:
The Henry Ford
credits:
From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Twilight Taxi Parts.