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1917 Cresco Plain Dealer Auto Related Items

A Staggering Output.

During the month of October the Ford Motor Company made 79,675 cars. In the last six months their production was 469,135 or at the rate of 938,270 per annum. The estimated production for the year was placed at 900,000, about 3,000 per day, but there is small doubt that unless war conditions prevent that there will be more than one million Ford cars made within the Ford fiscal year, August 1,1917 to August 1, 1918. Staggaring as are these figures— this tremendous triumph of manufacturing possibilities, it is equally astonishing to kuow that demand is ever ahead of production, and that there has not been a day since August 1st last that there has not been orders on hand for more than 100,000 cars for immediate delivery.

Source: Cresco Plain Dealer Nov. 30, 1917, P-7 C-6

These 1917 Plain Dealer newspaper Ads were extracted from Library of Congress Micro-Film by Bill Waters using: Chronicling America..