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The collection consists of records of proceedings of the stockholders and directors for the Winton Motor Carriage Company and the Winton Engine Company during the period 1887-1928.
The records are open for research.
Item, folder, Accession 73.201.1, Winton Motor Carriage Company records, Benson Ford Research Center, The Henry Ford.
Alexander Winton, a Scotsman, came to Cleveland, Ohio, and formed the Winton Bicycle Co. His first single-cylinder car was built in 1896. In 1897, Winton formed the Winton Motor Carriage Company. In 1898, production started and 22 cars were sold. Winton was the first to set up an orderly production schedule. In 1925, Winton Motor Company turned from making automobiles to producing diesel engines and motors and became the Winton Engine Company.
Inventory available in the Benson Ford Research Center reading room and on the Internet.