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The History of the Ford River Rouge Plant

The photo above shows the body-drop station on the assembly line at the Ford Motor Company River Rouge Complex in 1939. This complex may have been the world’s largest and most famous auto manufacturing and assembly plant in the world. Henry Ford started out in 1915 by buying two-thousand acres along the Rouge River west…

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1930s Ford Super-Service Stations

In Part I of 1930s Ford Super-Service Stations we reported: “In an effort to capture a larger market share in 1935 the Ford Motor Company was promoting “Ford Super Service Stations” which were service garages that also sold gasoline, parts, accessories, and new cars. The concept was not a new one as the Automaker sold…

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