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The Detroit Electric Automobile

American know how

An electric car can go over 200 miles on a single

What modern day miracle is

1912 Detroit Electric at BC Stave Falls visitor in Mission, British Columbia

people think that cars are a recent phenomenon. The is that in the early 1900’s the car was a common site on the American Electric cars were in a large part by women and

Doctors needed a car that could get in and go and gasoline engines not that easy to start or Because hand cranking a car was to say the least and could be downright the electric cars were popular with women. In one of the downfalls of early electric is that they were of as a women’s car and men did not want to be seen them. In fact in the latter the cars were built what looked like a in front.

An example is the picture above of the Detroit at Stave Falls Mission B.C. The real for the electric car was the invention of the electric or at least the first working one in by Charles F. Kettering of Dayton Laboratories (DELCO). It was first in 1912 by Cadillac.

Interesting The expression that someone is comes from trying to a crank car with out much When it would not start it was cranky!

There were of course factors in the demise of the electric The price of a Detroit Electric in was about $2,650 and if you wanted to to the Edison Nickel Iron that went up about At the same time you could buy two new T’s for that same

Thomas Edison and Henry decided to work together to the electric car the main transportation in There goal was to have stations where people fill up their cars. wife Clara refused to gasoline cars or explosion as they were called by electric car salesman.

Her 1914 47 resided at Fair Lane 1914 thru the 1930’s. is 1 1915 currently on display at the museum in Detroit. Henry was reportedly quoted saying he would die a failure if he did not die broke and on spending his fortune to make the car the mainstay of American transportation. are stories of mysterious fires at laboratories and the impression is that were caused by the early oil

Whether that is true or not I no idea.

I purchased a 1914 Electric model 43 in the fall of This classic antique car has been on blocks since I will post pictures of the as soon as I truly get started.

At point I am focusing on acquiring the parts from my 1914 Electric. The car is actually pretty complete. It is missing the two carriage as well as the two headlights. One of the front windows (the curved is broken and the lower section of the is missing. Externally that is all that is missing but of course it some TLC and then some

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On the inside the volt amp gauge is as is the bud vase and the light bulbs covers if they had them). than that the car is pretty Of course the interior is about as as the paint but you can see the original material.

All of the for the original roller blinds are intact.

I will most be removing the body from the and do a complete restoration of both. of course a good argument can be for leaving the original work in I would love the hear before the work begins

Detroit Electric History

In the Anderson Carriage company their first electric The Detroit Electric was rated at 80 per charge with the record of 211 miles on one charge. 100 years we have electric cars can go well over 100 miles on a

The early electric car had a top speed of 20 mph while today’s electric can do over 75 mph.

The Anderson Company started producing in 1884. They changed name to the Anderson Electric Car in 1911. In 1920 the name was again this time to The Electric Car Company. The company for bankruptcy after the stock crash in 1929. A.O.

Dunk bought out the company and it alive until a few years his death in 1936. During time the company built by order only. The last Electric was shipped on 2/23/39

2006 pictures here

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