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One of Henry Ford's Early Businesses!

January 11, 2011 by Chad Houghton
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In 1886 at the age of 23 Henry obtained 80 acres of bush from his father.  He went and bought a circular saw and rented a steam engine to run the mill.  Within a short time of hard work clearing the trees for lumber, he had built a prosperous business suppling lumber to shops, shipyards, neighbors and factories in Detroit.