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Old 01-25-2017, 01:07 PM
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You guys must be one of the longest continues operating Ford dealerships in the country. Do you know of any longer?
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Old 01-25-2017, 01:13 PM
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You guys must be one of the longest continues operating Ford dealerships in the country. Do you know of any longer?
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Took us years to get a copy of these from a old neighbor of my Grandfathers. Our dealership was built in 1917, not very many pictures of it after all these years. My Father bought our dealership in 1972, but we still operate out of the original dealership. Sorry to bore you with old pics, but I thought they were pretty cool!
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I believe Tenvoorde Ford in St Cloud Mn is the oldest ford dealer started 1903
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Don't know who the first person is, the 2nd man was Mr. Grey. Mr Grey in his later years had a party store across the street from my fathers gas station. From what I remember of him he must have worked into his 90's, he was really really old.The man working on the engine was my Grandfathers neighbor, all the pictures came from him, a grandson brought them in.
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Some of the pics were from the Onaway store. Yes they worked side by side with tractors and cars.
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Old 01-25-2017, 02:56 PM
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That is the front of the dealership. I sold the tractor sign 10 years ago. We still have the blue oval sign.
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Old 01-25-2017, 09:40 PM
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Very cool. glad you have those pics. I recently went to the Ford Estate in Dearborn. I love history.
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