Henry Ford at Willow Run Bomber Plant Construction Site, 1941

Summary

Designed by renowned industrial architect Albert Kahn for Henry Ford's Ford Motor Company, Willow Run was built for the mass production of World War II B-24 bombers. By the end of 1944, the Ypsilanti, Michigan factory was producing 650 B-24 Liberators every month. Willow Run closed in 1945, but only after adding 8,685 bombers to the war effort.

Designed by renowned industrial architect Albert Kahn for Henry Ford's Ford Motor Company, Willow Run was built for the mass production of World War II B-24 bombers. By the end of 1944, the Ypsilanti, Michigan factory was producing 650 B-24 Liberators every month. Willow Run closed in 1945, but only after adding 8,685 bombers to the war effort.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.125 in

Width: 10 in

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