1913 Ford Model T Touring Car

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
Object Name
automobile
date made
1913
used date
1913-1935
maker
Ford Motor Company
ID Number
TR*311052
catalog number
311052.01
accession number
120103
subject
Transportation
Road Transportation
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
Road Transportation
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Harvey Carlton Locke

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