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In May 1946 Robert Gehrig and W. S. Mason left the Firestone garage, corner of Fairfield and Jefferson in Fort Wayne IN to drive the 1904 Brush to Detroit MI. They planned to attend the Automotive Industries Golden Jubilee Celebration. They left at 10 a.m. and arrived at the Detroit city limits at 6 p.m. the car averaged 40 miles per gallon of gasoline at an average speed of 25 miles per hour. The 1904 Brush had a one cylinder engine and the motor cranked backwards. Front and rear axles were wooden, and there was a double chain drive to both rear wheels from a jack-shaft. The car had carbide gas headlights and kerosene side and tail lights. It also had a coil spring suspension and automatic transmission. Related to Fred J. Reynolds on 30 January 1976 by Robert Gehrig.