Man of Vision: Ransom Eli Olds

Manufacturer Ransom Eli Olds left lasting imprint on early automotive industry

Four-In-One Tractor
The Kardell "Four-in-One" tractor ("motor plow - truck - tractor - farm power") was said to replace four horses on a 200-acre farm. Ransom Olds had a fainancial interest in the Kardell company, which was originally based in St. Louis.