View of Rear Tire Carrier of Woody Station Wagon, 1946

Summary

In March 1946, Ford Motor Company sent photographers to its Iron Mountain plant on the Menominee River in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, where workers produced handcrafted station wagon bodies from local hardwood. This photograph shows the rear tire carrier of one of Ford's popular postwar "woodies."

In March 1946, Ford Motor Company sent photographers to its Iron Mountain plant on the Menominee River in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, where workers produced handcrafted station wagon bodies from local hardwood. This photograph shows the rear tire carrier of one of Ford's popular postwar "woodies."

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

08 February 1946

Subject Date

08 February 1946

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.270.P.189.22585

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: 7.875 in

Width: 11 in

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