The Ford soybean car: Scam or hoax? Only 72 years late, Mac’s Motor City Garage rips the lid off the controversy with this probing investigative report. Continue reading
As noted earlier at Mac’s Motor City Garage, Henry Ford liked to own things. In 1924 he even built his own airport in Dearborn, Michigan—and in its day, it was one of the most modern facilities in America. Here’s a brief look. Continue reading
In an earlier story at Motor City Garage, we told you about the first automobile to run on the streets of Detroit. (Oliver Barthel, man of motors, MCG, June 6, 2012.) Here’s the second one, Henry Ford’s Quadricycle. Continue reading
The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan has repackaged and repurposed its automotive collection in a new exhibit in 2012 called Driving America.
Henry Ford liked to own things. In the acquisitory phase of his life, his possessions included an airport, a hotel, a fleet of lake freighters, a rubber plantation in Brazil — and a railroad. Continue reading
If you’re a student of automotive history, you’ll recognize this familiar image. Continue reading