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Edsel Ford’s 1934 Speedster

Befitting the March 31st anniversary of the introduction of Ford’s milestone motor, the flathead V-8, The Old Motor is featuring one of the most celebrated and well documented cars ever to roll behind one such powerplant.                  Better known and more highly skilled writers than myself have related the…

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The Ford display at the Chicago 1933-34 Century of Progress Exposition and the film Rhapsody in Steel

Chicago’s 1933-34 Century of Progress Exposition used the theme of progress to encourage optimism during the depression. After the Ford Motor Company opened its massive exhibition building in 1934, fairgoers could peruse acres of industrial demonstrations and informative displays. The photos seen here are of a 1933 or 1934 Ford display chassis set up to…

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