Airport Passenger Transportation Service at Ford Airport, February, 1928

Summary

The terminal building at Ford Airport featured a well-equipped lounge and ticket office for passengers flying Stout Air Service, a commercial airline established by William Stout after selling his airplane company to Ford in 1925. This Model T bus, left, was part of the very first airport limousine service, which carried customers between Ford Airport and downtown Detroit, Michigan.

The terminal building at Ford Airport featured a well-equipped lounge and ticket office for passengers flying Stout Air Service, a commercial airline established by William Stout after selling his airplane company to Ford in 1925. This Model T bus, left, was part of the very first airport limousine service, which carried customers between Ford Airport and downtown Detroit, Michigan.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

03 February 1928

Subject Date

03 February 1928

Creators

Ford Motor Company. Engineering Photographic Department 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Dearborn 

Creator Notes

Photographed by Ford Motor Company Engineering Photographic Department, Dearborn, Michigan

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.189.5163

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  (GELATIN SILVER PRINT: 8.125")

Width: 11.25 in  (GELATIN SILVER PRINT: 10")

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