58 Bagley Avenue Shed at Its Original Site, Detroit, Michigan, circa 1908

Summary

This shed sat behind a house at 58 Bagley Avenue in Detroit, where Henry and Clara Ford lived for 2 1/2 years. Henry and friends built the Quadricycle, Ford's first automobile, in the shed in 1896. Many years later, Ford had the building reconstructed in Greenfield Village. Photographs of the original building and site helped to ensure the replica's accuracy.

This shed sat behind a house at 58 Bagley Avenue in Detroit, where Henry and Clara Ford lived for 2 1/2 years. Henry and friends built the Quadricycle, Ford's first automobile, in the shed in 1896. Many years later, Ford had the building reconstructed in Greenfield Village. Photographs of the original building and site helped to ensure the replica's accuracy.

Artifact

Postcard

Subject Date

circa 1908

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

EI.1929.98

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Cardboard

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 3.50 in

Width: 5.50 in

Bagley Avenue Workshop

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