Chassis Assembly Line at the Highland Park Plant, 1914

Ford Motor Company1913/1915

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

Photo taken near the end of the Model T assembly line at the Highland Park Plant, 1914. Radiators, assembled elsewhere in the same building, were conveyed to an overhead platform and slid down ramps. Wheels, with tires mounted and inflated, rolled down chutes from the upper levels of the building. Workers installed both on chassis pulled along by moving chains.


  • Title: Chassis Assembly Line at the Highland Park Plant, 1914
  • Creator: Ford Motor Company. Photographic Department
  • Date: 1913/1915
  • Location: United States, Michigan, Dearborn, United States, Michigan, Highland Park
  • Subject Keywords: Ford Motor Company. Highland Park Plant, Assembly-line methods, Automobile factories, Automobile industry, Automobiles, Chassis (Vehicle component), Employees, Ford automobile, Ford Model T automobile, Radiators, Workers, Cars, Photographs, Photographic prints
  • Type: Photographs
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Photographic print
  • Object ID: P.833.895
  • Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
  • Invention: Model T
  • Image ID: THF109219
  • Field: Transportation
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

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