What do the Mississippi River and Ford Model T have in common? It isn’t as much of a stretch as it might appear. Both had enormous significance in the evolution of American culture. And both started small—the mighty Mississippi as a shallow creek emerging from Lake Itasca in northern Minnesota, the Model T as an idea that went from concept to prototype in a compact third-floor corner at 461 Piquette in Detroit.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/09/26/where-henry-ford-designed-the-model-t