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Henry Ford Driving His Quadricycle in Detroit, Michigan, 1896

1896-10

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

This photograph shows Henry Ford, age 33, with his first gasoline-powered vehicle in October of 1896. He built the Quadricycle with help from some friends in a shed behind a house he and his wife, Clara, rented.

Details

  • Title: Henry Ford Driving His Quadricycle in Detroit, Michigan, 1896
  • Date: 1896-10
  • Location: United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Subject Keywords: Ford, Henry, 1863-1947, Automobiles, Firsts, Inventions, Inventors, Cars, Henry Ford Quadricycle (Automobile), Photographic prints, Photographs
  • Type: Photographs
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Photographic print
  • Object ID: 84.1.1660.P.833.89114
  • Inventor: Henry Ford
  • Invention: Automobile
  • Image ID: THF111977
  • Field: Transportation
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

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