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Friday, December 12th, 2008

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The Rouge: The Rouge, July 2008 The Ford Rouge Center is Ford’s largest, single industrial complex.

Dearborn Truck Plant: The Rouge, July 2008 This is the assembly plant for the Ford F-150. The roof is covered by a plant called sedum, which is part of an elaborate system for collecting and cleansing rainwater. The roof is also dotted with ten mammoth skylights and thirty-six smaller ones which fill the assembly plant […]

Brougham: Henry Ford Museum, July 2008 This brougham was used by President Theodore Roosevelt as his official transportation. While cars were becoming popular at the time, Roosevelt preferred this simple horse drawn carriage. This brougham still saw use by Presidents Taft and Wilson, when a Model A Ford became the official transportation of the President.