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Monday, June 4, 2012

June 4 1896 - A Red Letter Day in Ford History

Henry Ford in the Original Quadricycle. New York 1906

 Henry Ford Had worked on the Quadricycle in his off time from his job at Detroit Edison.  Ford's Co-worker and friend ed "Spider" Huff also played a large role in the creation of this ride. Many nights were spent with Ford's wife Clara in the converted coal shed toiling on this new car.

The car still exists and is under glass at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan.