Business: Reo Tussle

Ransom Eli Olds is the only man in the U. S. who has two automobiles named after him. As early as 1887 he made in his family's machine shop a steamer which he tested on the streets of Lansing, Mich. before dawn so that he would not annoy his horse-driving neighbors. Four years later he sold to a firm in India the first automobile ever to be exported from the U. S. By 1899 he was building the first factory in the U. S. designed solely for automobile production. In a few years the...

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