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Motoring History: Ford 999 Ices A Record

Granted, the record didn’t last for long, but on this day in 1904 Henry Ford set a land speed record on the frozen surface of Lake St. 955 more words

Henry Ford

HE Believed in Himself... ... Henry Ford

Here is another man whom I respect a lot for His courage and determination in Himself! He knew he could do what no one could imagine, and he became a Success story ! 1,068 more words


2nd Fiddles - WIF Sidekicks

“Sherman My Boy, I am going to teach you about 2nd fiddles.” “But I don’t play the violin.” “I know.”

Famous Sidekicks

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A bit about the name...

People often ask us where we came up with the name The Oldfield Victory. In the early 1900’s, Barney Oldfield was known for being the first man to go a mile in a minute in a car; although the 999 was a very different machine than your typical “car.” Here is a great article I found on Oldfield last night. 17 more words