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Maker:
Ford Motor Company  Search this
Object Name:
automobile
Date made:
1913
Used date:
1913-1935
Description:
Few people could afford the Model T when it was introduced in 1908. But Ford’s moving assembly line increased production volume, and prices fell dramatically from $850 to $260 by 1925. The Model T gave personal mobility to more than 15 million rural and urban Americans and ushered in the automobile age. Light and powerful, it had a three-point suspension that could negotiate rough roads, and parts were available at dealers in small and large communities across America. This car belonged to Harvey W. Locke, a designer and inventor of cameras and camera parts in Rochester, New York.
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Gift of Harvey Carlton Locke
ID Number:
TR.311052
Catalog number:
311052.01
Accession number:
120103
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
America on the Move
Automobiles
Transportation
Road Transportation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_841477