Tag: John Burroughs

  • Thomas Edison and Henry Ford

    Thomas Edison and Henry Ford

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    Thomas Edison and Henry Ford had become friends when Ford worked for Edison in Detroit. They established Winter retreats next to each other in Fort Myers, Florida. The inventor and the automobile magnate collaborated on several projects and were still close when Edison died in 1931.

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Lightships were intricate pieces of marine history here at home and around the world, but the romance of long careers full of exciting events usually happened elsewhere. The work on lightships was hazardous, tedious and dreadfully boring, sometimes for months on end. There is still little reward for work that benefits the traveling public.

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