Sawing Wood Using the Ford Model T Sawmill Conversion, circa 1919

Summary

Innovative users adapted the Ford Model T to their needs. The Ford's rear axle powered many types of belt driven machinery. This photograph taken about 1919 shows men preparing to cut wood on a portable sawmill powered by a Model T.

Innovative users adapted the Ford Model T to their needs. The Ford's rear axle powered many types of belt driven machinery. This photograph taken about 1919 shows men preparing to cut wood on a portable sawmill powered by a Model T.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

circa 1919

Creators

Hill Studio 

Place of Creation

United States, Minnesota, Saint Paul 

Creator Notes

Originally photographed by Hill Studio of Saint Paul, Minnesota.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.O.6499

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: 8 in

Width: 10 in

Inscriptions

maroon ink stamp on print back: FOR DUPLICATES HILL STUDIOS 26 E. 7th ST. PAUL, MINN.

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