on the automobile (upper-right photo) from the
AACA forum: "The
car is a 1905 Thomas Flyer, must be brand new in the photo. There is a nice
front view of this model in the Standard Catalog of American Cars 1805-1942.
This was a real top of the line car back then and now. There were few four
cylinder dual chain drive cars back then, this car was either a 40 or 50 HP
model. Thomas became world famous in 1908 when they won the New York to
Paris race, that car is restored and in the Harrah collection in Reno,
Correction: a more recent source states that this car is a1904 3 cylinder
with a rear entrance touring.