Model T


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 event with proceeds benefiting the educational programming efforts of the Museum. The event also...

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 the public by a group of preservationists and Ford history enthusiasts who have worked...


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, 2012, 38 days before his 98th birthday, of natural causes at the home of...

Car of the Week: 1926 Ford Model T hot rod

Clayton Paddison figures if he had lived eight decades ago, and he had designs on putting together a rod in his back yard, he’d have produced something very similar to the modified 1926 Ford Model T roadster that is now his baby.

Car of the Week: The 1909 Ford Model T

The 1900-09 Ford Model T was, quite simply, a car that changed history. The "Tin Lizzie"  was probably the most noteworthy automobile ever built, and launch to Ford Motor Company to unmatched heights.

Model T never seems to go out of style

The Ford Model T was an immensely popular and beloved car. Rugged, adaptable and straightforward, it was useful as everything from a delivery vehicle to a station wagon to a pickup, not to mention a touring, a roadster and a coupe. The Model A was a better match to contemporary roads and the demands...