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Fritchle Electric Automobile

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    The Fritchle 100-Mile Electric Automobile debuted in 1904, the brain child of automotive engineer Oliver Parker Fritchle. In 1908, Fritchle famously demonstrated the capabilities of his vehicle by driving it some 1,800 miles from Lincoln, Nebraska, to New York City.
    The Fritchle Electric Automobile
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100-mile Fritchle Electric (Denver: Fritchle Automobile and Battery Company, 1910).

Automotive Pioneers: Karl Benz, Preston Tucker, Henry Ford, Ferdinand Porsche, August Horch, Walter Chrysler, Wilhelm Maybach, Jørgen Skafte Rasmussen, Henry Royce, Elwood Haynes, Oliver Parker Fritchle, Adolphe Clément, John Delorean, Carl G. Fisher, Gottlieb Daimler (Memphis: Books LLC, 2010).

John Hanna, An Inventory of the Papers of Fritchle Automobile and Battery Company, Fritchle Wind-power Electrical Manufacturing Co., Oliver Parker Fritchle: A Holding of the Library of the Colorado Historical Society (Denver, Colorado: Denver Historical Society, 1990).