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Selling the Ford V-8
Ford promoted its innovative V-8 engine, the first V-8 in a low-price car, with advertisements, exhi
Originally located in Monroe, Michigan, Loranger Gristmill was set up to grind corn and wheat harves
The versatile Ford Tri-Motor was the backbone of early American airline service.
Turning Technology into Furniture
The first heating stoves, sewing machines, radios, and televisions seemed out of place next to furni
Rise of the Diner: Lunch Wagons Pull Off the Road
Night lunch wagons were seen as traffic hazards or eyesores by the 1920s. Some entrepreneurs opened
Henry Ford’s Owl Night Lunch Wagon
While working the night shift at Detroit’s Edison Illuminating Company in the 1890s, Henry Ford freq
Lunch Wagons: The Business of Mobile Food
In the 1890s, night lunch wagons became popular in cities nationwide. These horse-drawn “restaurants
Player Up: Video Game History
Video game consoles brought the arcade into the home; this is a timeline of digital play, 1976-2014.
Windmills: Extracting Power from the Air
For many centuries windmills have been used as gristmills, to grind grain, or windpumps, to pump wat
Built in the mid-1600s, the Farris windmill is said to be the oldest in the United States. A group o
From the Jacquard Loom
Joseph-Marie Jacquard’s programmable loom created new possibilities for woven goods with complex pat
Weaving in Greenfield Village
Students of Henry Ford’s Edison Institute Schools learned traditional crafts, including textile weav
Punch Card Technology
In the early 1800s, Joseph-Marie Jacquard developed a programmable weaving loom using punched cards.
Every automobile nameplate starts somewhere. Each car here is the first of its type.
Business Lessons from Firestone Farm
Growing up on his father’s farm, Harvey Firestone learned the value of planning, efficiency, and int
The DC-3: Changing Passengers’ Expectations
Reliable, economical, and safer than earlier aircraft, the DC-3 did more than any other single airpl
First attempt to search HF
early cobra body styles
Lincoln Continental History
old model cars 2
old model cars ford
Candidates for auto history exhibit
Pictures of university students
This is a Plane set.
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