Wheels of the Past - Antique Bicycle Museum
Current Bicycle Display by Year
The following Antique, Vintage, Classic and Modern Era bicycles are on display at Wheels of the Past.
 
ANTIQUE 1880's - 1910's:
1888 Columbia Volunteer (Picture 1) (Picture 2) (Picture 3)
        52" front tire, 18" rear tire. From the late David Metz Museum
1891 New Mail Hard Tire Safety - (Picture 1) (Picture 2)
        30" hard tires. One of only 8 known to exist
1892 Iver Johnson (ladies) (Picture 1) (Picture 2) (As Found)
        28" tires, found in a barn by Walter Branche after over 100 years in the rafters!
          This is the only know existing 1892 ladies Iver Johnson. 
1892-1893 Featherstone Road Queen (Picture 1) (Picture 2)
          26" tires, wood rims.  This is the oldest known existing Featherstone.
1893 Cleveland No. 9 by H. A. Lozier (Picture)
        28" tires.  This is the only known existing Cleveland No 9.
1896 Columbia Model 43 Tandem (double men’s) (Picture)
28” tires, wooden rims and steers from front or rear.  Cost new was $150
1898 Stearns Chainless (men’s shaft drive) (Picture 1) (Picture 2)
28” tires, wooden rims and handlebars
1905 Ridgeland (men’s) (Picture)
28” tires, wooden rims, all original condition including pin stripping
1906 New Hudson (from Harrah’s Collection) (Picture)
28” tires, steel rims, and uses brake rods, not cables.
New Hudson also made motorcycles from 1903 until the 1930's
1906-1910 Reading Standard (Picture)
        28' tires
1895-1915 Greens Silens Messor (Picture)
          not a bicycle, guess what it is, or look at the picture
1916 Rex (Picture)
        28" tires, originally sold at Burgess Cycle Shop in Salina, KS

VINTAGE 1920's - 1930's:
1920's Colson Silver Ring (boys) (Picture)
20” tires, metal clad wooden rims
1929 Make Unknown Girls (blue) (Picture)
26” tires, metal clad wooden rims
1929 Greyhound (boys) (Picture)
28” tires, metal clad wooden rims 
1929 American Flyer (boys) (Picture)
Donated by Bob Rollins - 28” steel rims.  This bike is an un-restored “barn find”
28" tires, steel rims
1929 Columbia Jr Roadster (Picture)
        28" tires. wood rims
1930 Kiddie Kar by HC White Co. (Picture 1) (Picture 2)
All original, mostly wood construction
1930 American Flyer (girls) (Picture)
Has original paint and seat, but incorrect wheels
1930's Chief "Scooting Star" Scooter (Picture)
Original paint
1930's Miyata (women’s) (Picture 1) (Picture 2)
28" tires, steel rims. All original, has shirt guard on rear wheel
1936-1938 Elgin Oriole (girl's) (Picture)
26” tires, has skirt guard on rear wheel
1936 Monark Silver King M1(boys) (Picture)
24" tires, aluminum frame
1936 Sky King Princess Tricycle (reproduction) (Picture)
          Donated by Dave Carroll
1937 Flying Star by Schwinn - (Picture 1) (Picture 2)
        26" tires, original condition one owner bicycle with wooden pedals
1939 Columbia Special (Picture)
        26" tires, may have wrong sprocket and chain

CLASSIC 1940's - 1950's:
1940's Mercury Tricycle (chain drive) (Picture)
16" front tire, 14" rear tires. Original condition
1940's Make Unknown Tricycle (chain drive) (Picture)
May be a Colson.  20" front tire, 16" rear tires
1940's Irish Mail (3 wheels) (Picture)
Hand powered and steers by foot, wood seat
1940's Torco Scooter (4 wheels) (Picture 1) (Picture 2)
Original condition, all 4 wheels steer
1940's Make Unknown (childs hard tire bicycle) (Picture
          Donated by Bob Rollins.  14" tires
1942 Dayton (boys) (Picture 1) (Picture 2)
26" tires, no chrome, blacked-out model
1945 Road Puppy (folding bicycle) (Picture 1) (Picture 2)
Original condition.
Based on the low serial number, this is believed to be an early Road Puppy
1945 Columbia Compax Traveler (folding Military frame) (Picture)
          Built from 1940-1954. 26" tires
1947 Hawthorne (boys) (Picture)
Donated by Art & Bob Rollins - 26" tires, first bicycle in the collection
1948 Columbia Compax Traveler (folding bicycle) (Picture)
         Built from 1940-1954.  26" tires
1948 Mi Cycle (yellow childs belt drive bicycle) (Picture)
"S" shaped frame. 10" tires
1948 M&H Special (boys/girls) (Picture)
Original condition - 26" tires
1949 Monark Super Deluxe (boys) (Picture)
26" tires, original condition
Late 1940's Roadmaster (Picture)
        26" tires
1951 Goodyear (boys)
        26" tires - mostly original condition
1951-1952 Indian Scout (Picture)
        26" tires
1953 Schwinn Hornet Model D-69 (Picture)
26" tires, original condition
1958 JC Higgins Color-Flow (Picture 1) (Picture 2)
        26" tires, original condition
1950's Rollfast (girls) (Picture)
26" wheels, original condition
1950's Windt (childs bicycle) (Picture)
        12.5" tires
1950's Stepke Vero ABC Scooter (3 wheels) (Picture)
Nearly all wood construction
1950's Gym-Dandy Racer (3 wheels) (Picture)
Hand powered and steers by foot
Late 1950's Western Flyer
        26" tires

MODERN ERA 1960's - 1980's:
1960's Rollfast Child's Tandem (Picture)
        20" tires, original condition
1960's Keno (3 Speed) (Picture)
26" tires, original condition
1960's Royal Sports Lightweight (3 Speed) - (Picture)
           26" tires, original condition
1962 Columbia "Twosume" Tandem (Picture)
        26" tires 
1964 Schwinn Cycle Truck (small basket) (Picture)
20" front tire, 26" rear tire.  Built from 1939-1967
1964 Unicycle (Picture)
Original condition
1964-65 Sears Spaceliner, Deluxe Model (girls) (Picture)
         26" tires, missing tank, original condition
1965 Murray Missile (boys) (Picture)
26" tires, original condition
1966 Sears Spaceliner - (Picture 1) (Picture 2) (As Found)
        Deluxe Model, 26" tires 2 speed kickback hub, original condition
1967 Huffy Camaro (Picture)
          24" tires
1968 Columbia Play Bike (girls) (Picture)
Just out of the original box, 20" tires, like new
1970's Super Deluxe (folding bicycle)
1970's Raleigh (3 Speed) (Picture)
Donated by Bob Rollins - 26" tires, original condition
1971-1975 Boneshaker (Reproduction High Wheeler) (Picture)
        38" front tire, 16" rear tire
1973 Columbia 3 Speed Stick (boys) (Picture 1) (Picture 2)
Just out of the original box, 20" tires, like new
1974 Sanki (10 Speed) (Picture)
27" tires, original condition
1974 Schwinn Continental (10 Speed) Coming Soon!
1975 Murray (10 Speed) (Picture)24" tires, original condition
        24" tires, original condition.
1980 BTCA with VACO Automatic Transmission
         27" wheels.  BTCA Bicycles were made from 1980 until 1983  This is #015
1982 HEDAN Sociable Prototype (Picture 1) (Picture 2)
          Prototype #2 of only 2 that were built.  The HEDAN Sociable was never
          produced.


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