Hoffman Steam Car

The Hoffman Steam Car was produced by The Hoffman Automobile & Mfg. Co. in Cleveland, Ohio from 1901 to 1904. The body was made of steel but wood body was also made. Total weight of this steam car was 1350 pounds. 1903 Hoffman Stanhope selling price was $1,000.00.


1903 Hoffman Roadster
1903 Hoffman Roadster

The steam engine is a double cylinder, 3 inch bore and 4 inch stroke that developed almost 7 horsepower. The steam engine is a double cylinder, 3 inch bore and 4 inch stroke that developed almost 7 horsepower. The most important feature of this steam car is the steam generator that did not need a fusible plug.

The Hoffman Automobile & Mfg. Co. also made a gasoline touring car in 1903.


1903 Hoffman Touring
1903 Hoffman Touring Car

Other American automobiles beginning with the leter H

Haase – Northwestern Automobile Co. Milwaukee, WI 1902-1904
Hackett – Hackett Motor Car Co. Jackson, MI 1916-1919
HAL – H. A. Lozier Co. Cleveland, OH 1916
HAL – H.A.L. Motor Car Co. Cleveland, OH 1916-1918
Hall – Hall Motor Vehicle Co. Dover, NJ 1904
Halladay (1) – Streator Motor Car Co. Streator, IL 1905-1913
Halladay (1) – Barley Mfg. Co. Streater, IL 1913-1917
Halladay (2) – Halladay Motors Co. Attica and Warren, OH 1917-1919
Halladay (2) – Halladay Motors Corp. Newark, OH 1920-1922
Hamilton – Columbia Carriage Co. 1909
Hamlin-Holmes; Hamlin – Hamlin-Holmes Motor Co. Chicago, IL 1919-1930
Hamlin-Holmes; Hamlin – Hamlin Motor Co. Harvey, IL 1919-1930
Hammer – Hammer Motor Co. Detroit, MI 1905-1906
Hammer-Sommer – Hammer-Sommer Auto Carriage Co. Ltd, Detroit, MI 1902-1904
Handley-Knight; Handley – Handley Motors Inc. Kalamazoo, MI 1920-1923
Hansen – Hansen Automobile Co. Cleveland, OH 1902
Hansen-Whitman – Hansen Automobile Co. Cleveland, OH 1902
Hanson – Hanson Motor Co. Atlanta, GA 1918-1925
Harding – Harding Motor Car Co. Cleveland, OH 1916-1917
Hardy – (See Flint Roadster)
Harper – Harper Buggy Co. Columbus City, IN 1907-1908
Harris – Wisconsin Automotive Corp. Menasha, WI 1923
Harrison – Harrison Wagon Co. Grand rapids, MI 1905-1906
Harrison – Harrison Motor Car Co. Grand Rapids, MI 1907
Harroun – Harroun Motor Sales Corp. Wayne, MI 1917-1922
Hartman – George V. Hartman, Red Bluff, IA 1914
Harvard – Pioneer Motor Car Co. Troy, NY 1915-1920
Harvard – Adirondack Motor Car Co. Hudson Falls, NY 1915-1920
Harvard – Harvard Motor Car Co. Hyattsville, MD 1915-1920
Hasbrouck – Hasbrouck Motor Co. Newark, NJ – 1899-1901
Hassler – Hassler Motor Co. Indianapolis, IN 1917
Hatfield – Hatfield Motor Vehicle Co. Miamisburg, OH 1906-1908
Hatfield – Cortland Car & Carriage Co. Sidney, NY 1917-1924
Havers – Havers Motor Car Co. Port Huron, MI 1908-1914
Hawley – Hawley Automobile Co. Ltd. Constantine, MI 1907
Hay Berg – Hay Berg Motor Car Co. Milwaukee, WI 1907-1908
Haydock (see Cosmopolitan)
Haynes – Haynes Automobile Co. Kokomo, IN 1905-1925
Haynes-Apperson – The Haynes-Apperson Co. Kokomo, IN 1898-1904
H-B (H. Brothers) – H. Brothers, Chicago, IL 1908
H-C – H-C Motor Car Co. Detroit, MI 1916
H.C.S. – H.C.S. Motor Co. Indianapolis, IN 1920-1925
Heine-Velox – Heine-Velox Motor Co. San Francisco, CA 1906-1909
Heine-Velox – Heine-Velox Engineering Co. San Francisco, CA 1921
Henderson – Henderson Motor Car Co. Indianapolis, IN 1912-1915
Hennegin – Commercial Automobile Co. Chicago, IL 1908
Henney – Henney Motor Car Co. Freeport, IL 1921-1931
Henry – Henry Motor Car Co. Muskegon, MI 1910-1912
Henry J – Kaiser-Frazer Corp. Willow Run, MI 1950-1954
Hercules – Hercules Motor Car Co. New Albany, IN 1914
Herff-Brooks – Herff-Brooks Corp. Indianapolis, IN 1914-1916
Hermes – Tsacomas Desmos, New York, NY 1920
Herreshoff – Herreshoff Motor Co. Detroit, MI 1909-1914
Herreshoff – Herreshoff Light Car Co. Troy, NY 1914
Herschell-SpILman – Herschell-SpILman Co. North Tonawanda, NY 1904-1907
Hertel – Max Hertel, Chicago, IL 1895-1900
Hertel – Oakman Motor Vehicle Co. Philadelphia, PA; Greenfield, MA 1895-1900
Hertz – Yellow Cab Mfg Co. Chicago, IL 1925-1928
Heseltine – Heseltine Motor Corp. New York, NY 1916-1917
Hewitt – Hewitt Motor Co. New York, NY 1906-1907
Heymann – Heymann Motor Vehicle & Mfg Co. Melrose, MA 1898
Heymann – Heymann Motor Vehicle & Mfg. Co. Boston, MA 1904
Highlander – Midwest Motor Co. Kansas City, MO 1921
Hilton – Motor Sales & Service Corp. Philadelphia, PA 1921
Hines – National Screw & Track Co. Cleveland, OH 1908-1910
Hitchcock – Hitchcock Motor Car Co. Warren, MI 1909
Hobbie – Hobbie Automobile Co. Hampton, IA 1908-1909
Holland – Holland Automobile Co. Jersey City, NJ 1902-c.1905
Holley – Holley Motor Co. Bradford, PA 1903-1904
Hollier – Lewis Spring & Axle Co. Chelsea; Jackson, MI 1915-1921
Holly – Holly Motor Co. Mount Holly, NJ 1914-1916
Holmes – Charles Holmes Machine Co. East Boston, MA 1906
Holmes – Holmes Motor Vehicle Co. East Boston, MA 1906-1907
Holmes – The Holmes Automobile Co. Canton, OH 1918-1923
Holsman – Holsman Automobile Co. Chicago, IL 1902-1909
Hol-Tan – Hol-Tan Co. New York, NY 1908
Holyoke – Holyoke Automobile Co. Holyoke, MA 1901-1903
Homer-Laughlin – Homer Laughlin Engineers’ Corp. Los Angeles, CA 1916
Hoppenstand – Hoppenstand Motors Inc. Greenville, PA 1948-1949
Hornet – (see American Motors)
Houpt; Houpt-Rockwell – Harry S. Houpt Mfg Co. New Britain, CT 1909-1910
Houpt; Houpt-Rockwell – New Departure Mfg. Co. New Britain, CT 1910-1912
Howard Chainless – The Trojan Launch & Automobile Works Troy, NY 1901-1903
Howard (1) – Howard Automobile Co. Yonkers, NY 1903-1905
Howard – A. Howard Co. Galion, OH 1913-1918
Howard – Howard Motor Car Co. Connersville, IN 1913
Howard – Lexington-Howard Co. Connersville, IN 1913-1914
Howard – Howard Motor International Corp. New York, NY 1929-1930
Hub – The Hub Motor Exchange Dorchester, Massachusetts 1907
Hudson – Hudson Motor Car Co. Detroit, MI 1909-1954
Hudson – American Motors Corp. Kenosha, WI 1954-1957
Huffman – Huffman Bros Motor Co. Elkhart, IN 1920-1925
Hughes – Hughes & Atkin, Providence, RI 1899-1900
Hummingbird – Talmadge Judd, Kingsport, TN 1946
Hupmobile – Hupp Motor Car Corp. Detroit, MI Cleveland, OH 1908-1940
Hydrometer – (see Hydromotor)
Hydromotor – Automobile Boat Mfg Co. Seattle, WA 1917
Hylander – (see Highlander)