Boss Knitting Machine Works
Boss Knitting Machine Works was an American company.
James L. Eck founded the company in 1892 in Reading , Pennsylvania . They made knitting machines. Between 1897 and 1909 then also produced automobiles. The brand name was Boss . A total of 22 vehicles were created, one of which still exists.There was no connection to the Long-Crawford Automobile Company , which used the same brand name.
The offer was exclusively steam cars . The steam engine had two cylinders. In the first models he made 7 hp , from 1905 8 hp and from 1907 with 10 hp. The chassis had 190 cm wheelbase . The choice was open bodies. The Runabout had room for two people and the Dos-à-dos room for four people, back to back.