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    • Ford Employees

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    • Attractive Florence Naum, Ford Motor Companys only woman electrical technician, tests a generator regular quality control machine at the Ypsilanti MI plant. A resident of nearby Farmington, Miss Naum has been with the company for almost ten years....
    • Henry Ford

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    • This is the first Ford car with Henry Ford at the tiller. The photograph was made last May in Greenfield Village, Dearborn where the first Ford is preserved in the original workshop where it was constructed in 1896.
    • Platinum Brunette

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    • Because electrical sparks must be able to jump 200 times a second through the contact point of an automobile voltage regulator, this tiny part is platinum tipped. The platinum, at $1,334 a pound, makes the part one of the most expensive, ounce for...
    • Ford Plants

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    • The hot lab at the Ford Motor Company is unique and ideally suited for laboratory handling and storing of radioactive isotopes. The double room vault is completely underground and is built of thick concrete. The picture shows the entrance to the...
    • Automobiles in the rough!

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    • This aerial view of the Rouge plant of the Ford Motor Company shows the enormous stockpiles of iron order, coal and limestone which supply the blast furnaces, foundry and power house in the background. The two or carriers at dock in the foreground...
    • Pulse of the automobile engine

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    • These camshafts form an interesting pattern as they emerge from the automatic grinders at the Rouge pant of the Ford Motor Company, They are fashioned with jewelers precision, maximum tolerance being one half of one thousandths of an inch. More...
    • Ford Employees

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    • Framed in a giant metal lathe at Ford Motor Companys Rouge plant, Alex Tiebs, a skilled tool and die maker, carefully scrapes bronze insert ends of the lathes jaws so that the large but delicate part to be worked will not be marred. The huge...
    • Payday

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    • Ford Motor Company workers at the Rouge plant line up beside a company pay truck to claim their wages. One of the few large organizations that pay its employees in cash, Ford has its own armored trucks to transport a daily payroll of a million and...
    • Transportation: Automobile History

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    • A 1910 model Buick towers over the low slung XP-300, a "dream" car built by Buick for experimental purposes. The XP-300 is the latest creation of Charles A. Chayne, seated, vice president of General Motors in charge of the engineering staff. He is...
    • Stock-car standout

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    • Ford Motor Company factory sponsored cars dominated the super speedways of stock car racing in the mid to late 1960's. The "Golden Boy" of the stock car circuit was Fred Lorenzen, shown here piloting his 1966 Ford Fairlane to another major victory....
    • Stock-car standout

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    • Ford Motor Company factory sponsored cars dominated the super speedways of stock car racing in the mid to late 1960's. The Golden Boy of the stock car circuit was Fred Lorenzen, shown here piloting his 1966 Ford Fairlane to another major victory....
    • Ford Employees

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    • Theres skill in his fingertips. And fortunately it is put to good purpose for Michael Kenney, Ford Motor Companys tool and die worker is picking a lock. His is equally a home repairing cameras, taking care of hospital equipment or making special...
    • Air freight

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    • All clear and ready for take-off with three tons of parts for the Edgewater plant of the Ford Motor Company. Routine flights from Detroit to Teterboro Airport, near the New Jersey plant, are made nightly by Meteor. Pilot Matt Byrns is receiving...
    • Selling in the 1930s

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    • A salesman points out the advantages of a four door Ford Model A to a customer in this 1931 photograph taken in a typical showrrom of that period. Some 4,500,000 Model As were sold between late 1927 and the end of 1931.
    • Pioneer Dealer

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    • In the early days of the horseless carriage dealerships such as this one in western PA (circa 1904-05) carried automobiles made by several manufacturers. This dealership gave the Ford name big play on its building and put a Model A right in the...
    • Mercury Debut

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    • A Lincoln Zephyr powered by a V-12 engine (left) was joined by two newly introduced Mercury cars (note banner on wall) at this Spokane, WA dealership in the fall of 1938. The new Mercury, powered by a V-8 engine, was introduced by Ford Motor...
    • Falcon sedan

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    • The success of the 1960 model Ford Falcon proved that America was ready for a compact car, a class of automobile that already had achieved wide popularity in Europe.
    • First Thunderbird

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    • Introduced in the fall of 1954 the two passenger Thunderbird was Americas first volume built personal car and quickly caught the publics eye. Present day collectors have made it one of the most prized of modern era special interest cars.

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