history of TOLEDO WHEEL COMPANY

Item number: TOLEDO WHEEL COMPANY (4316)

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Category: TOLEDO WHEEL COMPANY




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Company history and description of the company Toledo Metal Wheel Company in Toledo, Ohio

Approx. 1887 the company was founded by Frank E. Southard in Toledo, Ohio.
They produced pedal cars and tricycles under the names of "Toledo" and "Blue Streak".
The pedal cars had a "no-dead-center driving gear" what made it possible that a child can start pedaling a Toledo vehicle from a stationary position without a push.

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