Henry Ford

Ford Model A Introduced in 1927 – King Rose Archives @YouTube

Video showing Henry and Edsel with the “New Ford Car”

It sure looks like Ford had an experimental gas-turbine Model T running around in the Twenties – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

Don’t try to wipe your screen to clear up that blurry image above: It’s a screen-capture from a 50-plus-year-old promotional video uploaded to YouTube at a low resolution setting, so that’s about as sharp as it gets. It’s also about… Read More ›

Ford Once Took A Patent On A Car With The Craziest And Least-Used Car Layout Ever – Jason Torchinsky @Gizmodo

I’ve had some wonderful opportunities to pester Ford’s archive department for interesting bits of weirdness that may be lurking in their voluminous stacks of records. One of the things I asked the dedicated archivists to look out for would be… Read More ›

A Fordson for fun: Scale tractor built for Henry Ford’s grandchildren heads to auction – Kurt Ernst @Hemmings

Much like his Model T automobile, Henry Ford’s affordable tractors brought mechanization to the masses, and the Fordson Model F was perhaps the most common small-farm tractor of the early 1920s. To teach farming to his grandchildren, Ford requested a circa… Read More ›

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