Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,704 pages of information and 235,205 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

James Franklin Duryea

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James Franklin Duryea (1869-1967) and his brother Charles Edgar Duryea invented the first gas-powered automobile in America. Charles had the vision to get the idea off the ground. Frank had the diligence to see the project through to completion. Frank did 100% of the mechanical work.

Son of George Washington Duryea and Louisa Melvina Turner.

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