Model t value

Model t value

R makes it easy to fit a linear model to your data. The hard part is knowing whether the model you’ve built is worth keeping and, if so, figuring out what to do next. This is a post about linear models in R, how to interpret lm results, and common rules of thumb to help…

Henry Ford Tin Lizzie

Henry Ford Tin Lizzie

Despite its initial humble appearance, the Model T became the most influential car of the 20th-century. Priced so that the average American could afford it, Henry Ford sold his Model T from 1908 until 1927. Many also may know the Model T by its nickname, the “Tin Lizzie.” But how did the Model T get…

Fact About Model t

Fact About Model t

Let’s get something out of the way early, before Bernie Sanders supporters are burning me in effigy: I like Bernie Sanders. During the seven years I lived in Vermont, I had the pleasure of voting for him twice; first, when he ran for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by “Jeezum” Jim Jeffords, and second, when…

Henry Ford Car History

Henry Ford Car History

These photographs are part of an album compiled by the nature writer John Burroughs and published after his death in 1921. In it, Burroughs documents a 12-day car-camping trip he took in 1918 at the age of 81, along with 71-year-old Thomas Edison and their younger friends, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone. This trip was…

Henry Ford and Mass Production

Henry Ford and Mass Production

Mass production is a way of manufacturing things en masse (and for the masses) that takes the initiative for choosing products out of the hands of the consumer and puts it into the hands of the manufacturer. Before mass-production methods were introduced, producers made things to order. They did not, by and large, manufacture things…

Model t Serial Numbers

Model t Serial Numbers

* Numbers shown are based on the dates of sale, not of manufacture. ** The actual dates of manufacture of engines before 1913 have yet to be discovered. The numbers shown are based on the dates of the sale of the engine/automobile. From the available data it appears that engines were installed in cars, or…

Original Model t

Original Model t

A new campaign is underway to try and save the original Model T plant in Highland Park. The Woodward Avenue Action Association launched an online fundraising drive asking supporters to pledge five dollars to turn the old assembly line into a museum and visitor’s center. Five dollars was the daily wage Henry Ford paid his…

Model t Racing

Model t Racing

TESTED A century from now, let no man or robot or digital personal companion embedded in the cerebellum at birth say that Car and Driver didn’t look at this thing from every possible angle. Thus, we proceed with yet another trial of the Model S. This time we compare the electric car to its direct…

Was the Model t the First Car

Was the Model t the First Car

Billy Cuddy enjoys nothing more than taking out one of his six Model T Fords — the flagship car for the motor company for 20 years — and driving them. The 70-year old motoring enthusiast, who lives near Glounthaune, reckons there could be up to 20 of the models left in Cork and describes driving…

Henry Ford in 1920s

Henry Ford in 1920s

In the 1920s the motorcar came to represent the American dream, by offering independence and adventure. Cars fell in price dramatically, so that many Americans could afford them. They could be sold to a mass market because they could be made more cheaply, using assembly line methods. Henry Ford’s Assembly line brought the average price…

First Car Built by Henry Ford

First Car Built by Henry Ford

The name Henry Ford stands among the giants of the giants in American industrial history, alongside figures like Getty, Rockefeller and Vanderbilt. Names lost to history, known now mostly by the companies and institutions they founded. But history shows us, time and again, that people are so much more than just the images they project…

Ford Model t Custom

Ford Model t Custom

This custom 1927 Ford T-bucket Roadster was completed in 2008, and is thought to be the last car built by well-known Oregon drag racer Jeff Jahns. The seller has driven the car 150 miles since acquiring it in 2016, but lacks garage space to keep it. The 2.3L turbocharged and intercooled EFI inline-four was sourced…

Tin Lizzy Car

Tin Lizzy Car

Performance model 1923 Ford Model T Personality Old, forgetful, talkative, grandmotherly, ditzy, loving, kind. Quote “You keep talking to yourself, people will think you’re crazy!” Lizzie is a supporting character in the 2006 Disney/Pixar animated feature film, and its 2011 sequel. Appearances “When Lizzie first rolled into Radiator Springs in 1927, it was love at…

1931 Ford Model a Roadster

1931 Ford Model a Roadster

RARE DELUXE ROADSTER, NICE RESTO, GREAT TRIM, RUMBLE SEAT, GREAT DRIVING MODEL A Not all Ford Model A roadsters were created equal. Not only is this one a rare sight because it was not turned into a hot rod, but also it’s the extraordinary Deluxe model that has a more regal appearance. And with the…

Henry Ford Date of Death

Henry Ford Date of Death

DETROIT, April 7-Henry Ford, noted automotive pioneer, died at 11:40 tonight at the age of 83. He had retired a little more than a year and a half ago from active direction of the great industrial empire he founded in 1903. When he retired Mr. Ford was in excellent health, but turned over the management…

Henry Ford Quick Fact

Henry Ford Quick Fact

Grants: Henry Ford Innovation Institute, Innovation Institute Grant Amount: $2, 700, 000 Grant Purpose: – Leverage the Henry Ford Health System’s intellectual assets to solidify an entrepreneurial ecosystem and brand in Detroit and Southeast Michigan. It is really powerful to use design as a means to creatively solve problems in such a serious field like…

Model t Pickup

Model t Pickup

Moderator: Lauren Pheeney Della Monica Participants on Panel: Sam Cady, Diana Horowitz, and Karen Kitchel Topic: The Environment in Landscape Painting Artists will address what the physical world means in the paintings, the meaning of representations of the natural world, and attention to natural resources in the land. Bios: Lauren P. Della Monica Sam Cady…

1929 Model a Ford Roadster

1929 Model a Ford Roadster

For a couple who originally tied the knot and were whisked away as husband and wife in their 1929 Model A roadster, what better way to celebrate 50 years of that blissful wedded unity than giving themselves a “new” 1929 Ford?! That’s precisely what Donald and Karen Greenlee did for their recent 50th, but instead…

Info About Henry Ford

Info About Henry Ford

The Henry Ford Early College is a unique five year early college program that began in fall of 2007. Students will have the opportunity to attain both a high school diploma and a two-year Associate Degree in five years with little or no cost to the student or parent. The Henry Ford Early College program…

Model a Ford Roadster

Model a Ford Roadster

At Bert’s Model A Ford Center, we have the most complete overall selection of Model A Parts anywhere, as we stock all the new reproduction parts in our 22000 square foot warehouse, but we also stock the largest supply of original parts ANYWHERE!!! ALL we do is Model A Fords- we don’t try to sell…