Leata – 1975


The car world has more than its fair share of eccentrics but few can compare with Don E Stinebaugh of Post Falls, Idaho. A mart of many ideas (he patented all of 48 inventions) but little business acumen, he built himself a small fibreglass ATV which was much admired locally. The positive reaction from his neighbours encouraged him to set up the Stinebaugh Manufacturing Co to build bigger versions fit for the road. So the Leata (named after his wife) was born. Continue reading “Leata – 1975”