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Working the Production Line at River Rouge

A Ford worker operating a state-of-the art multiple-spindle drill press on a flathead V-8 engine block in 1934. The story of Ford’s enormous production facility located at the confluence of the Rouge and Detroit Rivers is very well known. Developed between 1917 and 1928, it’s specifications were staggering. It was a mile and a half…

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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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