For sale- Model T Ford
Model T on the assembly line
The model T had a big influence on the assembly line
The Model T was invented by Henry Ford in 1908
the perfect interior
the searing wheel was made from maple wood. The seating was made from leather.
Henry Ford Info
Ford’s beginnings were perfectly ordinary. He was born on his father’s farm in what is now Dearborn, Michigan on July 30, 1863. In 1879 he left the farm to become an apprentice at the Michigan Car Company, a manufacturer of railroad cars in Detroit. Over the next two and a half years he held several similar jobs, sometimes moving when he thought he could learn more somewhere else. He returned home in 1882 but did little farming. Instead he operated and serviced portable steam engines used by farmers, occasionally worked in factories in Detroit. In 1907 he was Working with a hand-picked group of employees he came up with the Model T, introduced on October 1, 1908.
More on the Model T
The car that established a mass market for automobiles, the Model T, was introduced on Oct. 1, 1908. The first Model T had a 20-horsepower, four-cylinder engine, reached a top speed of about 45 miles per hour, got about 13 to 21 miles per gallon of gasoline and weighed 1,200 pounds. It was the ninth of Henry Ford's production cars.More than 15,000,000 Model T's were built and sold. The Model T was the first low-priced, mass- produced car with standard interchangeable parts. The Model T popularized the left-side steering column. The engine design, a single block with a removable cylinder head, became the industry standard.