Detroit History: America’s Original Auto Town
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One-hundred-twenty years ago, the nation’s automotive industry emerged more than 600 miles from the future Motor City, in Springfield, Massachusetts.
That’s where Charles and Frank Duryea built the first honest-to-goodness gasoline powered horseless carriage. As would happen often in the future, the partner-brothers later became enemies.
Get the whole story from WWJ Newsradio 950’s Joe Donovan in his Detroit History report: