A practiced huckster, Galloway was famous for making personal pitches in his promotional catalogs, extolling the virtues of his products. “Take one good look at this factory,” Galloway said in the introduction of this piece, “which is a
The patent model that started Galloway in the gas engine business.
No doubt to attract attention, Galloway employed interesting pricing strategies.
An early advertisement for Galloway’s first car, which was dubbed the “Auto Transport.”
Galloway turned to tractor manufacturing in 1916, introducing the Farmobile tractor. This 12-20 tractor used a 4-cylinder engine of 4-1/2-by-5-inch bore and stroke, weighed 5,450 pounds, and could pull 2,000 pounds in high gear. Production lasted four yea