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Additional Resources. Visit the Ford Living Roof and Benefits page and Plan Your Visit – During the Ford Rouge Factory Tour, Call Center: 800.835.5237; visit the Ford Motor Company Media website.Watch the 2:34 Ford Motor Company’s River Rouge Truck Plant – Project of the Week 3/07/16 video from Greenroofs.com on the greenroofsTV channel on YouTube.
The Ford River Rouge Complex may be the world's most famous auto plant. In 1915 Henry Ford bought 2000 acres along the Rouge River west of Detroit, intending to use the site only to make coke, smelt iron, and build tractors.
The Ford Motor Company made the shift from multi-story to single-story branch assembly plants in the early 1920s following the huge River Rouge plant development in the Detroit area.
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The River Rouge is a 127-mile (204 kilometer) river in the Metro Detroit area of southeastern Michigan.It flows into the Detroit River at Zug Island, which is the boundary between the cities of River Rouge and Detroit.. The river's roughly 467-square-mile (1,210 km 2) watershed includes all or parts of 48 municipalities, with a total population of more than 1.35 million, and it drains a large ...
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The Ford Southampton plant was a motor vehicle assembly plant, located in Swaythling on the north eastern outskirts of Southampton, England.It was the western European centre for production of the Ford Transit van. The last vehicle was produced on 26 July 2013, ending Ford's vehicle assembly operations in the UK.
Ford also ran a machinist/boiler tech school at the Dearborn plant during WWII. My father attended that school in late 1943 – early 1944 and even met Mr. Ford at the school canteen when he paid a visit one day with the school CO.
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