During their trip through West Virginia in 1918, The Vagabonds paused to pose atop a weathered old waterwheel near Lead Mine. (From left) are Thomas Edison, John Burroughs, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone. Photos courtesy The Henry Ford
Paved roads were the exception in 1921, and muddy dirt roads hindered The Vagabonds' caravan as it traveled through the Mountain State that year.
Visiting local industries was just one of the things The Vagabonds did on their yearly outings. A logging locomotive near Lead Mine served as a backdrop for (from left) Harvey Firestone Jr.; an unidentified man; John Burroughs, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Harvey Firestone Sr.