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Ford Model T

Model Year: 1914

Location of Manufacture: Walkerville, Ontario

Advertisement encouraging farmers to buy Fords – published in the 1 May 1918 edition of Farmer’s Magazine

"Replace Your Buggy with a Ford"

Farmer’s Magazine
1 May 1918

Henry Ford marketed his vehicles not only to urban buyers but also to farmers, as is seen in this ad which appeared in a 1918 edition of Farmer’s Magazine. Farmers could use the sturdy Fords on rough rural roads, and could re-purpose them for actual farm work.

Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd.
Canada Science and Technology Museum , de Bondt Collection

Advertisement showing a Model T in the Canadian Rockies – published in Maclean’s magazine in 1921

"Endurance"

Maclean’s Magazine
15 March 1921

The rugged western Canadian landscape is used to enhance the Model T’s reputation as a durable car suitable for any number of environments and conditions. It also emphasizes that the vehicle, which was produced in Ontario, could be serviced in any part of the country – in this case, the Rockies.

Ford of Motor Company of Canada, Ltd.
Canada Science and Technology Museum , de Bondt Collection