"Highways of the Sky," Advertisement Promoting Commercial Air Travel on Ford Tri-Motor Airplanes, 1928

Summary

As the United States expanded in the twentieth century, air travel became an efficient alternative for the transportation of goods, services, and people. The text compares the early days of commercial aviation to the early days of transcontinental rail travel, and predicts that air travel will become hugely popular, especially on the Ford Tri-Motor airplane.

As the United States expanded in the twentieth century, air travel became an efficient alternative for the transportation of goods, services, and people. The text compares the early days of commercial aviation to the early days of transcontinental rail travel, and predicts that air travel will become hugely popular, especially on the Ford Tri-Motor airplane.

Artifact

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Date Made

1928

Subject Date

1928

Creators

Ford Motor Company 

Creator Notes

Made for Ford Motor Company

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.19.434

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Dimensions

Height: 14 in

Width: 11 in

Inscriptions

At the top of the page under the map of the United States: THE HIGHWAYS OF THE SKY At the bottom of the page: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

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