Detroit, Toledo and Ironton Railroad Passenger Depot, Detroit, Michigan, 1923

Summary

This photo illustrates transportation's changing face as a Model T waits for a passenger train. The train, consisting of a baggage and express car and a single coach, probably provided local service, stopping at every station along the way to handle passengers and packages. Local trains were the first to be eliminated as passengers turned to automobiles for short trips.

This photo illustrates transportation's changing face as a Model T waits for a passenger train. The train, consisting of a baggage and express car and a single coach, probably provided local service, stopping at every station along the way to handle passengers and packages. Local trains were the first to be eliminated as passengers turned to automobiles for short trips.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

16 August 1923

Subject Date

1923

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.833.35208

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Linen (Material)
Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 10.875 in

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