Model T

Date taken: April 11, 1910
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Photographer: Harry Shipler
Source: Utah State History

Historical Context

This photograph, of the 1910 Model T Ford was for an advertisement.

It was taken by Harry Shipler of Shipler Commercial Photographers in 1910.

Historical Events

  • 1908-08-12 Henry Ford's company builds the first Model T car
  • 1908-09-27 Henry Ford's first Ford Model T automobile leaves the Piquette Plant in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1908-10-01 Henry Ford introduces the Model T car (costs $825)
  • 1911-11-03 Chevrolet officially enters the automobile market in competition with the Ford Model T
  • 1915-10-12 Ford Motor Company under Henry Ford manufactures its 1 millionth automobile at the River Rouge plant in Detroit
  • 1924-06-15 Ford Motor Company manufactures its 10 millionth automobile
  • 1927-05-25 Henry Ford announces that he is ending production of the Model T Ford
  • 1927-05-26 Henry Ford and the Ford Motor Company produce the last (and 15th million) Model T Ford / Tin Lizzie

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