In 1909 J.D.Fate organized the Plymouth Truck Co. It folded in 1915, after building less than 200 trucks and one Plymouth passenger car. Fate then started building Plymouth Locomotives and, in the 1930's, farm tractors. Chrysler started using the Plymouth name in 1928. Apparently Chrysler had no complaint with the Plymouth name on locomotives, but seeing little tractors buzzing down the road at 25 mph with Plymouth on them was too much. In 1934 Fate and Chrysler tangled over the use of the name. That single Plymouth car built back in 1910, before Chrysler Corporation even existed, saved the day for Fate. Chrysler was forced to buy the right to use the Plymouth name from Fate, reportedly paying one dollar for it.