Automobile History

Mary Anderson, Inventor of Windshield Wipers

Did you know that windshield wipers were invented by a woman? Mary Anderson to be exact. We can’t imagine how dangerous and difficult it must have been to drive without wipers, otherwise hypothermia would set in. them. Here is a woman whose...

Teresa’s Garage Radio Show Is Expanding

Teresa’s Garage Radio Show Is Expanding Exciting News Teresa’s Garage Radio Show has expanded. The show will now be heard on Pulling Radio Network, 5 days a week, Monday through Friday at 3 PM Eastern Time. Pulling Radio Network is mainly...

Engine Fundamentals 101

ENGINE FUNDAMENTALS 101 Definition of External Combustion Engines and Internal Combustion Engines In the first years of engine designs, the steam engine was introduced. Steam engines are external-combustion engines because the fire, or combustion,...

The Ford Model A Changed America

THE FORD MODEL A CHANGED AMERICA (* a great article from Model T Roadsters) Henry Ford was always convinced that people should satisfy themselves with nothing more than a good, simple and economical car and so The Model A Changed America. At the...

Wells Fargo 1852, more than just a Bank

Wells Fargo 1852, more than just a Bank When you think of Wells Fargo Bank, you think of a financial institute, but have you ever thought there might have been more to this company than just banking? Like, the largest transportation company in the...

Early steam-powered motorcycles

Early steam-powered motorcycles. Lucius Copeland 1894 In the 1860s Pierre Michaux, a blacksmith in Paris, founded ‘Michaux et Cie’ (“Michaux and company”), the first company to construct bicycles with pedals called a...