Here's a picture of Henry Ford standing next to one of his Model Ts while wearing a bowler hat. Henry Ford and John B. Stetson had a lot in common; they both took a quality product and revolutionized their respective industries. Let us celebrate great American innovators such as Henry Ford and John. B Stetson!
October 25, 1902: Barney Oldfield and Henry Ford, with the Ford 999 racing car, which was 80 horsepower and named after an express train of the period. Ford recruited Barney Oldfield to drive (and win) the Manufacturer's Challenge Cup at Grosse Point this day. Oldfield would become the most famous American race car driver of his generation.