1916 Milburn Model 22 coupe. This is one of the few remaining Milburns that we know nearly its entire ownership history. E. Eugene Hawkins purchased this car for his wife in 1916---she drove it until the '50's after which it was donated to the Long Island Automobile Museum.
Interior of 1922 Milburn Electric Light Brougham - Here you can see the tiller drive mechanism from the back seat which flipped down for driving. Usually front seats could flip down at the dash or were swiveling chairs. Electric car manufacturer's catered to women with interior appointments such as this meant to invoke the front parlor of your home.
Modern electric cars look to the past; basic ideas behind battery-powered vehicles not new in #Toledo PHOTO: Ford Cauffiel, a Toledo entrepreneur and noted car collector, has owned his Toledo-built 1917 Milburn Light Electric for more than a decade. THE BLADE/ANDY MORRISON