Famous Geeks Hanging Out In The 1900s

Can you get by with a little help from your friends? General Electric is here today because of Thomas Edison and his brilliant inventions. And Edison was no loner - he hung out with the best of them. Take a look at these incredible, vintage photos that date back to the 1900’s and celebrate the nostalgia of GE. And for more incredible photos, check out The Henry Ford Museum’s Flickr stream.

1. The Four Vagabonds

Scio Central School Website / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / Flickr: 34453299@N06

Left to right: Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, John Burroughs and Harvey Firestone
Starting in 1915, Edison, Firestone, Ford and Thomas Burroughs before his death in 1921, took a road trip each summer in motor camping caravans.

2. Edison, Ford, Firestone Radio Talk

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