Ask the Curator: Edison’s Electric Idea: Today’s vehicles, yesterday’s concept

Ask the Curator: Edison's Electric Idea: Today's vehicles, yesterday's concept
September 11 , 2019
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Edison & Ford Winter Estates, Fort Myers

Join Automotive Curator, James Moss, as he highlights Edison’s work on the world’s earliest electric vehicles. The presentation will be based around the collections electric tractor. Edison had worked on a battery to power a car way back in the early 1890s shortly after the first motorized cars came out. He developed a nickel-iron battery to be used in vehicles, which was more powerful than anything previous. This program is free for Edison Ford members and included with admission for non-members.

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