Vintage Automobiles

(Cars of the Past)

Article by.C.A

Vintage Automobiles


We proudly present these vintage car photos of the past.

The revolution of automobiles began in 1769 when the originally first self-propelled car was built and intended as a military tractor road vehicle was a military tractor. This invention was created by the hands of a French engineer and mechanic named Nicolas Joseph Cugnot.

Many believed that Cugnot's steam powered invention was a complete failure since his vehicle could not go any faster than 5 miles per hour.

But that didn't stop other inventors from using his idea. Cugnot's competitors used everything from gun powder and coal to oxygen and hydrogen to power their prototypes and little progress was made in enhancing the speed of the automobile.

The concept of the automobile remained a laughing stock until American prolific inventor Henry Ford of Detroit, Michigan introduced the first gas powered car in 1896.

His idea of using gas to fuel an engine gave birth to the official automobile revolution that would eventually send horses out to pasture.

Owning a car in those times was expensive so only the wealthy were seen in them. Poor and middle class people could only watch in amazement as the social elite cruised through town in their amazing cars.

Henry Ford had a vision of somehow being able to mass produce his automobiles so that the common middle class family could afford owning their own car.

So Ford organized and invested in the Ford Motor Company and was able to produce large numbers of inexpensive cars in an assembly line. This not only presented the common person with the opportunity of car ownership, but also created jobs so more and more people were now able to buy their family car.

As the years passed Fords cars only got better and The Model T was introduced on October 1, 1908.

The model T became an icon and became the target of Hollywood movie producers who filmed America's favorite actors in America's favorite car, the model T.

As cars and movies progressed hand in hand, the first drive in theater was opened in Camden New Jersey.

By 1936 50% of American family’s owned an automobile.

The average price of a quality luxury sedan was only $995 and the price to maintain these durable machines was even more affordable.

Tires could be purchased for as low as $3.69 and gasoline was 17.9 cents a gallon. 



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Henry Ford Quotes


A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.
Henry Ford

There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Henry Ford

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.
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Time and money spent in helping men to do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.
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We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker's dam is the history we make today.
Henry Ford


A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.
Henry Ford


A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
Henry Ford


A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one.
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