Ford Model N Chassis in Assembly Room at the Piquette Avenue Plant, 1906


The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

In 1906 Ford Model Ns were assembled on the third floor of Ford Motor Company's Piquette Avenue factory in Detroit. Cars were put together by crews moving from vehicle to vehicle. No one had yet conceived of the moving assembly line. Behind the rows of cars are engines, stored on their noses to conserve space.


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