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  Ford Rouge Factory Tour
More than a walk along an assembly line, the Ford Rouge Factory Tour is an excursion where environmental innovation and industrial production combine.
Located a few miles south of Detroit at the confluence of the Rouge and Detroit Rivers, the original Rouge complex was a mile-and-a-half wide and more than a mile long. The multiplex of 93 buildings totaled 15,767,708 square feet of floor area crisscrossed by 120 miles of conveyors. There were ore docks, steel furnaces, coke ovens, rolling mills, glass furnaces and plate-glass rollers. Buildings included a tire-making plant, stamping plant, engine casting plant, frame and assembly plant, transmission plant, radiator plant, tool and die plant, and, at one time, even a paper mill. A massive power plant produced enough electricity to light a city the size of nearby Detroit, and a soybean conversion plant turned soybeans into plastic auto parts.
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Contact_name Ford Rouge Factory Tour State Michigan
Company_name Sountry
Email Sales@TheHenryFord.org URL http://www.thehenryford.org/rouge/index.aspx
Address 20900 Oakwood Blvd Phone1 313.982.6001
City Dearborn Phone2
Zip 48124 Fax

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