Two-Millionth Ford V-8 Arriving at the California Pacific International Exposition, San Diego, 1935

Summary

In June, 1935, the two-millionth Ford V-8 automobile rolled off the Rouge Plant assembly line. Driven by Jimmy Rooney, a goodwill ambassador for Ford Motor Company, the sedan embarked on a transcontinental public relations tour from Dearborn, Michigan to San Diego, California. Visitors welcomed the famous V-8 with fanfare when it finally arrived at the California Pacific International Exposition.

In June, 1935, the two-millionth Ford V-8 automobile rolled off the Rouge Plant assembly line. Driven by Jimmy Rooney, a goodwill ambassador for Ford Motor Company, the sedan embarked on a transcontinental public relations tour from Dearborn, Michigan to San Diego, California. Visitors welcomed the famous V-8 with fanfare when it finally arrived at the California Pacific International Exposition.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 11 in

Inscriptions

verso: R 259

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