Tag Archives: Model T

AACA’s Top 10: Club picks ‘Most Significant Antique Automobiles’


The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) selected 10 vehicles it has determined are the most significant automobiles that have influenced American automotive history. More »

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Want to drive a Model T? Sign up now to learn how


Join the Gilmore Car Museum’s Model T Driving School in 2014. Learn the skills required to drive any of the 15 million “Tin Lizzies” built between 1908 and 1927. More »

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Henry Ford’s 150th birthday celebrated around the world

Henry Ford with the car that made him a household name, the Model T.

150th Anniversary of Henry Ford’s Birth Celebrated Around the World Today, July 30, marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Henry Ford, whose innovative ideas revolutionized transportation and brought mobility to the masses. Henry Ford’s enduring impact is being … More »

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Happy 110th: Ford enjoys many highwater marks since humble beginnings

Henry Ford stands with a Model T, the car that made him famous and for which he is still best-known.

Henry Ford introduced us to the Model T, the car that made him famous and for which he is still best-known 110 years after his company began. More »

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Historic Detroit Model T Plant Museum re-opens


Birthplace to the legendary Model T, the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant museum and education center in Detroit have re-opened. More »

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On exhibit: Gilmore explores Dust Bowl, Depression and drives


HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. – The images from the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl of the 1930s are haunting – long lines at soup kitchens, farms buried by dirt and gaunt faces peering out from dilapidated autos piled high with … More »

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Car of the Week: 1923 Ford Model T express pickup


Certainly one of R.C. Ayers’ coolest “toys” was the 1923 Ford Model T express pickup that has been in the family about 30 years. It wasn’t cool just because it was constructed so carefully and beautifully, and went on to become a prolific gatherer of AACA hardware. More »

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ACD Museum kicks off festival with 12 classics for sale in benefit


The Seventh Annual Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum’s Benefit Extravaganza will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 30. This is the Museum’s premier event of the ACD Festival Weekend. Each year automobiles (not from the museum’s collection) are auctioned at the … More »

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First Ford Model T plant opened to the public

Preservation Effort Opens Ford’s First Model T Plant The century-old factory and office where Henry Ford created his historic Model T car is now welcoming visitors with extended opening hours. Ford’s Piquette Avenue plant has been restored and opened to … More »

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Famous Ford collector Edward Towe, 97, dies


  Kristin Updegraff informed us that her father Edward Towe — of Towe Antique Ford Museum fame — has passed away. The following is his complete obituary: Edward Towe Edward Towe, a Montana banker, rancher, and entrepreneur, died March 13, … More »

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