Antique Automobile Repair and Restoration Shop
There are a number of very early cars that claim being the first. There is the steam engined car of Nicolas-Joeseph Cugnot built in 1769, In the year 1834 Robert Anderson built the first electric car. Later followed by the cars of; Hayquet's of 1835, Edouard Delamare-Deboutteville from 1884, Siegfried Marcus did his in 1870 and of course there is Daimler as well as Benz who both built cars independant of each other in 1886.
While the above builders all claim early discoverys the Ford company began producing cars in 1903. Between the years of 1903 and 1908 Ford produced the models; A, AC, B, C, F, K, N, R, S and SR.
The Model T also known as the Tin Lizzie and Flivver, was an automobile produced by Henry Ford's Ford Motor Company from September 27, 1908 through May 31, 1927. The Model T set 1908 as the historic year that the automobile came into popular usage. It is generally regarded as the first affordable automobile, the car that "put America on wheels"; some of this was because of Ford's innovations, including assembly line production instead of individual hand crafting. Ford also was paying the workers a wage proportionate to the cost of the car, so that they would provide a ready made market.
The first production years of the Model T were built at the Piquette Plant later the Highland Park Plant produced the majority of the T's and near the end of production ('26/'27) the River Rouge Plant was in operation. All all of the plants were and still are located in Detroit, Michigan.
Now that the first Model T's, as well as many other brands and models rolled off the assembly line more than 100 years ago, Texoma T's is proud and we enjoy keeping them running.
Texoma T's has more than 45 years experiance with all antique automobiles and offers a full aray of services.
Picture of an early Model T located in the Piquette Avenue Factory where it was hand assmebled. Back and to the right of the car is the 'Secret Room' where the Model T was designed.
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We usually have an assortment of jobs underway. Feel free to come by and see these cars being brought back to life.
Please contact us anytime! We look forward to hearing from you.
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