Aerial View of Ford Motor Company Rouge Complex, Dearborn, Michigan, 1930

Summary

This photograph shows Ford Motor Company's River Rouge Complex in 1930. Completed in 1928 along the newly-dredged River Rouge, the Rouge Plant was the largest, most efficient manufacturing complex of its time. It quickly became an icon of modern industrial efficiency.

This photograph shows Ford Motor Company's River Rouge Complex in 1930. Completed in 1928 along the newly-dredged River Rouge, the Rouge Plant was the largest, most efficient manufacturing complex of its time. It quickly became an icon of modern industrial efficiency.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

09 September 1930

Collection Title

General Photographs Series 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.833.P.55282

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.875 in

Width: 11 in

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