Model t Factory

Model t Factory

Many data centers are located in former factories and industrial facilities, owing to the sturdy power infrastructure installed at these old buildings. Here’s a particularly interesting example of the new economy operating in the footprint of the old: Hosting.com has retrofitted a former Model T factory in Denver to house a 30, 000 square foot…

New Ford Model t

New Ford Model t

DEARBORN, MI—Still reeling from a $12.6 billion loss last year and a steadily declining customer base, the Ford Motor Company announced plans Monday to invest its entire third- and fourth-quarter manufacturing and advertising budgets into reintroducing the Model T, one of history’s best known and most innovative car models.A Ford spokesman poses with the once-revolutionary…

Who Invented Model t Ford

Who Invented Model t Ford?

It is doubtful that a complete and accurate study of the changes in the Model T Ford over its nineteen-year production will ever be achieved. Over the past thirty-some-odd years, three major publications have been produced, each one more detailed than the previous, but the complete story has yet to be told. The information on…

Model t Carburetor

Model t Carburetor

Barefoot Adventures THE MODEL T A Beginner’s Guide by Barefoot Driving a Model T is easy and it is fun. Simply follow these instructions to gain understanding, confidence, dexterity and a whole lot of enjoyment and plain and simple fun. The “Tin Lizzie” may appear unlovely and ungainly at first, but she is utterly simple,…

Define Model t

Define Model t

Are you wondering what all the User Experience fuss is about? User Experience (UX) is somewhat of an elusive notion with many different definitions, even amongst the UX community themselves. There is user experience involved in all product and service design however my focus here is purely on digital user experience (e.g. websites, intranets, applications,…

Ford Model t Fact

Ford Model t Fact

The first production Model T Ford (1909 model year) was assembled at the Piquette Avenue Plant in Detroit on October 1, 1908. Over the next 19 years relatively few fundamental changes were made to the basic design. By 1926 the design was so antiquated that the Model T could not compete with more modern offerings…

Ford Model t Coupe

Ford Model t Coupe

  Ford The Ford Motor Co. Detroit, MI 1922 The model year ran from August 1921 to September 1922. Body types included Touring Cars, Roadsters or Runabouts, Sedans, Coupes, Chassis and Truck chassis. All new body features on Touring Cars were introduced on 1921 models. Rear sections was made with three pieces, seats were lower,…

27 t Roadster Body

Model t Manual

A stripper Passat, though, is pared back to a store-brand frozen-fish-sticks price. The base CC as tested here is a different bowl of bouillabaisse, a driver’s delight that includes essential equipment but eschews unneeded distractions. Officially, it’s the Sport 2.0T with the standard six-speed manual transmission, and its $33, 550 sticker reflects no options. The…

Model t Custom

Model t Custom

Remember the old Stroker McGurk cartoons that Tom Medley used to draw back in the ’50s? Stroker’s numerous adventures were familiar to a lot of early rodders and his cool little roadster reflected the simple style of their own rods. The hobby has moved in some more elaborate and expensive directions since then, but there…

Ford Model t 1929

Ford Model t 1929

Terry and Sandy Kent are the proud owners of two of American history’s most iconic automobiles, a Ford Motor Company Model T and a leather-back Model A. Terry grew up in Detroit, arguably the automotive capital of the world in its day. As a young man, he had a fascination for the brilliance of Henry…

Model t Speedsters

Model t Speedsters

Top speed is a scary 60 m.p.h. or so. Credit Mark Wilson for The New York Times The Model T has 21-inch wheels and thick tires, and Mr. Zabala sat high above the road. Maneuvering the levers, pedals and steering wheel, he resembled the man behind the curtain in “The Wizard of Oz.” “It’s a…

Model t Title

Model t Title

The Model T became available Oct. 1, 1908, just days before the Chicago Cubs repeated as World Series champions. Ford Motor Company archive Many things in the world have changed since the Chicago Cubs last won a World Series title in 1908 – especially mobility. The Cubs repeated as champions just days after the Ford…

Ford Model t top Speed

Ford Model t top Speed

The Ford Model T is the auto world’s granddaddy big-kahuna megastar. This is the machine that liberated mankind from rural isolation and offered the masses their first taste of urban culture. It almost single-handedly revolutionized the automobile’s role from a plaything for the wealthy to a cherished member of the average household. During its 1908…

Ford Model t Mass Production

Ford Model t Mass Production

Ford’s Model T is credited for creating a transportation revolution by making the first affordable and truly mass-produced car. Tesla is trying to do the same thing with electric cars, which make for an interesting comparison to track their respective progression. Ford really started to make a difference when Model T production started to reach…

Model t Interior

Model t Interior

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Model t Car Fact

Model t Car Fact

The auto industry makes up a large portion of transportation in the world; however, there are some things about cars you might not have known. According to The Car Connection, there are many interesting facts about the automotive industry that aren’t known to the general public, despite the fact that most people commute at least…

1931 Ford Model a Tudor

1931 Ford Model a Tudor

This 1931 Ford Model A Tudor sedan was acquired by the Texas Transportation Museum in June, 2016. It was donated by Cody Hulett who purchased it from his grandfather, Gene Lowry. Gene purchased the vehicle in the 1970s from the first family to own the car. It had been somewhat abandoned at that time, but…

First Year of the Model t

First Year of the Model t

Ocean-to-Ocean Endurance Race Re-enacts Trip Taken 100 Years Ago Story by Kelly Sprute Model-T’s drive the original route of the 1909 Ocean-to-Ocean Endurance race through the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Photo taken by Kelly Sprute Traveling 4, 200 miles in a car is a long, exhausting and tiring experience, even sitting in today’s luxury automobiles.…

Model t Touring Hot Rod

Model t Touring Hot Rod

Brian Mackey, owner of Mackey’s Hot Rods (MackeysHotRods.com) in Huntington Beach, California, found time between building customer cars to put together his own minimalist Model T using a less-than-desirable touring body. Here’s the timeline of the car’s yearlong construction. Factoids The initial price of the original 1908 Model T was $825. That would be the…