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By Kevin McKinley
Guest Columnist 

Maxwell autos were first in county


May 10, 2018

Oloff and Albert Stanton in their Maxwell

Today new cell phones, electronic gadgets and other technological innovations are all the rave when they are released for consumer consumption each year. Yet in an earlier age, a new car was the cutting edge of the day and it put you in the "jet-set" if you could tool around your town in a shiny new vehicle. This was especially true when the automobile was first introduced in the early 1900s.

In our area, three Maxwell model automobiles were shipped to the Atmore area in 1910. Among those purchasing one of the cars was A.M. Coley, post master at Hadley, in Monroe County Alabama. Coley was t...

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