Drawing, "Radiator Cap Assembly," Ford Model A, October 25, 1930

Summary

The Ford Motor Company created over a million parts drawings from 1903 to 1957. Many of these drawings specify engineering requirements for the components of Ford-made vehicles--including automobiles, trucks, tractors, military vehicles and Tri-motor airplanes. Others document assembly components, stages of casting and forging, or experimental designs. Beginning in the 1940s, Ford transferred the drawings to microfilm.

The Ford Motor Company created over a million parts drawings from 1903 to 1957. Many of these drawings specify engineering requirements for the components of Ford-made vehicles--including automobiles, trucks, tractors, military vehicles and Tri-motor airplanes. Others document assembly components, stages of casting and forging, or experimental designs. Beginning in the 1940s, Ford transferred the drawings to microfilm.

Artifact

Technical drawing

Subject Date

25 October 1930

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

86.1.1701.A.8100.C3.10251930

Credit

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

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 70 mm

Width: 95 mm

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