Ford Model T Chassis Being Lined up outside the Highland Park Plant, circa 1913

Summary

Ford Motor Company's Highland Park Plant hummed with activity during the 1910s. With the introduction of the moving assembly line, the plant went from building some 200,000 Model Ts in 1913 to more than 820,000 in 1919. Here workers are seen lining up chassis outside the plant for a publicity photo. The final shot showed 1,000 chassis -- one shift's production in 1913.

Ford Motor Company's Highland Park Plant hummed with activity during the 1910s. With the introduction of the moving assembly line, the plant went from building some 200,000 Model Ts in 1913 to more than 820,000 in 1919. Here workers are seen lining up chassis outside the plant for a publicity photo. The final shot showed 1,000 chassis -- one shift's production in 1913.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

circa 1913

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

84.1.1660.P.833.99165.2

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: 4 in

Width: 5 in

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