The Vagabonds: The Story of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison’s Ten-Year Road Trip (Thorndike Press Large Print Biographies and Memoir)

January 2, 2020 - Comment

In 1914 Henry Ford visited Thomas Edison in Florida and toured the Everglades. The following year they joined together on a summer camping trip and decided to call themselves the Vagabonds. They continued their summer road trips until 1925. Although they traveled with an entourage, there was a serious purpose to these trips: to examine

Buy Now! $27.57Amazon.com Price
(as of January 2, 2020 8:48 am GMT+0000 - Details)

In 1914 Henry Ford visited Thomas Edison in Florida and toured the Everglades. The following year they joined together on a summer camping trip and decided to call themselves the Vagabonds. They continued their summer road trips until 1925. Although they traveled with an entourage, there was a serious purpose to these trips: to examine the conditions of America�s roadways and improve the practicality of automobile travel. The road trips made the automobile ubiquitous and magnified Ford�s reputation. The Vagabonds�is a story of two American giants and the transformation of the country.

Comments

Write a comment

*