Before the automobile became popular, Gérard
Guay openned a blacksmith shop to service the
needs of the community. Back in those days, people
travelled by horse or by rail. The first roads existed
only as networks of trails, connecting communities.
Gérard found himself servicing more "horseless
carriages" than the tradition horse and buggies.
The futur of transportation was changing. High-tech
was the internal combustion engine.
association with the Ford Motor Company of Canada,
began in 1939, when a Ford factory representative
discovered Gérard's tallents and kindness.