"Satilla" Locomotive Driving through Dearborn, Michigan, 1927

Summary

The steam locomotive Satilla took advantage of the Detroit-Jackson interurban tracks on Michigan Avenue for a parade through Dearborn in 1927. Built in 1858, the Satilla was purchased by Henry Ford in 1924. The locomotive pulled Ford, Thomas Edison and President Herbert Hoover from Detroit to Dearborn for The Henry Ford's dedication ceremonies in 1929.

The steam locomotive Satilla took advantage of the Detroit-Jackson interurban tracks on Michigan Avenue for a parade through Dearborn in 1927. Built in 1858, the Satilla was purchased by Henry Ford in 1924. The locomotive pulled Ford, Thomas Edison and President Herbert Hoover from Detroit to Dearborn for The Henry Ford's dedication ceremonies in 1929.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

1927

Subject Date

1927

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

84.1.1660.P.O.10648

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 5 in

Width: 7 in

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