Ford Model T Touring Car at Piquette Avenue Plant, 1908


The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

This mud-spattered Model T prototype, parked outside Ford Motor Company's Piquette Avenue factory in Detroit, completed a 1,357 mile test drive in September, 1908. The drive proved the soundness of Henry Ford's latest design. The new car went on sale October 1.


  • Title: Ford Model T Touring Car at Piquette Avenue Plant, 1908
  • Date: 1908
  • Location: United States, Michigan, Detroit
  • Subject Keywords: Ford Motor Company. Piquette Avenue Plant, Automobiles, Ford Model T Automobile, Cars, Photographs, Photographic prints
  • Type: Photographs
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Photographic print
  • Object ID: 64.167.833.P.27222
  • Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
  • Invention: Model T
  • Image ID: THF114440
  • Field: Transportation
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

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