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Henry Ford An Inventor, an Engineer, and the Founding Father of the Ford Motor Company.
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Born July 30, 1863 near Dearborn, MI Died 1947 Founding Father of the Automobile?
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The Wonderous Child Tinkered with the farm tools and repaired watches as a side job Proved the power of steam with a tea kettle First idea of a powered carriage from a local person that mounted a steam engine on wheels
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Henry Ford’s Beginning First major job Detroit Edison Illumination Company (1891) Development of Ford’s first automobile Edsel is born (1893) Ford’s only child
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The Quadricycle Completed 1896 Created in a shop behind his house Inspired Ford to create more vehicles
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Quadricycle Specifications Tiller steering Gasoline powered engine 2 cylinder, 4 cycle 2 speed transmission, no reverse Steel frame 500 lbs. Top speed, 20 mph 3 gallon capacity gas tank
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The Beginning of the Company Left Detroit Edison Illumination Company
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