Peerless Long-Distance Steam Carriage Company
The Peerless Long-Distance Steam Carriage Company in Washington, DC was an American manufacturer of steam automobiles and parts.
The founder of the company, CH Peck, had an original business idea to convert a horse-drawn carriage into a steam car . The high-performance machine with a kerosene - burner made allegedly 16 hp (11.8 kW), the wagon brought to 39 mph (about 62 km / h) and was using the supplied tanks a range of 100 miles (about 160 km). The kit cost $ 450, the steam engine alone $ 350.
In February 1901, the company announced its own complete car. production ended in the same year.