1929 Ford Model A Station Wagon

Summary

For the 1929 model year, Ford became the first Big Three automaker to offer a factory-built station wagon. Previously, wagon bodies were made by outside builders. Ford used its own maple, birch and basswood, sourced from company-owned forests in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, in the vehicles. The flexible Model A station wagon featured two rows of removable seating in back.

For the 1929 model year, Ford became the first Big Three automaker to offer a factory-built station wagon. Previously, wagon bodies were made by outside builders. Ford used its own maple, birch and basswood, sourced from company-owned forests in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, in the vehicles. The flexible Model A station wagon featured two rows of removable seating in back.

Artifact

Automobile

Date Made

1929

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

70.61.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Steel (Alloy)
Metal
Glass (Material)
Maple (Wood)
Wood (Plant material)
Rubber (Material)
Upholstery

Color

Black (Color)
Tan (Color)

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.875 in  (Bore)

Length: 4.5 in  (Stroke)

Width: 66 in

Height: 74.25 in

Wheelbase: 103.5 in

Length: 156 in

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