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"Barney" Lathrop Mite
Bunch Mighty Midget powered home-built, circa 1942
​This one-off home-built mite car (circa 1942) was designed and built by “Barney” Lathrop of Buffalo, NY. The chassis was formed from sheet aluminum chassis and the body is hand-carved wood with an aluminum grill and number plate. The wheels and tires, along with the Bunch Mighty Midget spark ignition engine and motor mount, were salvaged from a Dooling PeeWee which had previously been wrecked.