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Lord Northcliffe Visits Henry Ford - River Rouge Plant

Reel Number: 221055-04

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1917-1920s

Country: USA

Location: Dearborn,Detroit,MI,river rouge plant

TC Begins: 08:27:57

TC Ends: 08:32:48

Duration: 00:04:51

Lord Northcliffe Visits Henry Ford - River Rouge Plant MS Northcliffe & other members of British War Mission being shown vars tractors by Henry Ford in grounds of Ford tractor plant, Detroit, 1917. Group stand in muddy field as worker demonstrates small tractor w/ plough. Ford past camera on Fordson tractor. Pan along group of dignitaries; tractor zooms past. Guests driving tractors. 08:30:31 Vars scenes of steel processing at Ford’s River Rouge Plant c 1920s - emptying ore ships - CUs carts filled w/ coal hoisted up conveyor - snow on ground - cargo ship in dock and on river - heavy digging machinery excavating - dumping slag - workers clearing site. INT plant - workers around huge furnace. EXT plant complex - crane & chimneys. Farming / Agriculture. Mechanisation. Heavy Industry. Car Manufacturing.

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