Mountingclincher tires: Short video about using plastic garbage bags to ease clincher tire onto rim. (Note: I tried - it worked for bottom of tire, but I still had to use tire iron for top bead - John)
Here is a neat old time motion picture, taken on Market Street in San Francisco, just a few days before the Earthquake of 1906 destroyed much of the city. Most of the early autos shown were pressed into service to help the injured or move police and others around the destruction. 7 minutes long. The camera is on a signed trolley car that doesn't stop and people, including kids, look at the camera or run along with it.
Henry Ford Biography. Very well done. Link contributed by High School Student Alex. Check out his website.
Edsel Ford interviewed by race car driver Carl Edwards about the innovative 1901 Fastenal Ford Sweepstakes winner. Ceramic insulators on spark plugs were first used on this car. This video shows Carl driving the car, which can go at 75 MPH, has no brakes (they turned the ignition off on race course to slow the car) and cotton cord tires.
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