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The Flying Merkels in business and trade.

Selling motors cycles required a dealer network and exhibitions at trade shows.

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Frank Hulshizer\'s family owned a flour mill in Newark, Ohio.  In the picture Frank is sitting on his ca.1911 Flying Merkel 4Hp model, the perfect machine for fast and reliable deliveries.  Notice the staple of goods behind him. Courtesy of Steve Swinney, Raytown, Missouri, grandson and owner of this picture.

Frank Hulshizer\'s family owned a flour mill in Newark, Ohio. In the picture Frank is sitting on his ca.1911 Flying Merkel 4Hp model, the perfect machine for fast and reliable deliveries. Notice the staple of goods behind him. Courtesy of Steve Swinney, Raytown, Missouri, grandson and owner of this picture.

Minneapolis park police with Flying Merkels in 1912. Credits to Lee Brothers, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board By courtesy of David C. Smith.

Minneapolis park police with Flying Merkels in 1912. Credits to Lee Brothers, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board By courtesy of David C. Smith.

Man posing with his new Flying Merkel, in front of Salt Lake City Tire Depot in 1912.  From the Digital Collections of the Utah State History,  visit http://history.utah.gov/ research_and_collections/photos/ index.html

Man posing with his new Flying Merkel, in front of Salt Lake City Tire Depot in 1912. From the Digital Collections of the Utah State History, visit http://history.utah.gov/ research_and_collections/photos/ index.html

Peekshill 621, South Street

Peekshill 621, South Street

Meredith Motor&Bicycle Co.1916 Showing off with Merkel, Henderson and a million bicycles.  From the Digital Collections of the Utah State History,  visit http://history.utah.gov/ research_and_collections/photos/ index.html

Meredith Motor&Bicycle Co.1916 Showing off with Merkel, Henderson and a million bicycles. From the Digital Collections of the Utah State History, visit http://history.utah.gov/ research_and_collections/photos/ index.html

Mailman with Merkel ca. 1912

Mailman with Merkel ca. 1912