Janesville Carriage Co. - 1863-1919 - Janesville Carriage Works - formerly Hodge & Buchholz 1863-1880s - Janesville, Wisconsin
|Janesville was one of the
hundreds of body building firms that made commercial bodies for Model Ts
from the mid-teens through the twenties.
Know to have built a hotel bus body in 1915 with unusual square sliding glass windows.
built by the Janesville Carriage Co. before the firm folded during the Great Depression?
Hodge & Buchholz Carriage Manufacturers renamed the Janesville Carriage Company in the 1880s
corner E. Milwaukee & Bluff Sts.
As Samson Trucks (1919-1922) was also in Janesville, it is possible that Janesville Carriage supplied cabs and bodies for some Samson Trucks. Samson was sold to Chevrolet in 1922
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