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Dearborn in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Amphibian Jeeps

Rouge River 1943.

 
 
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By TeamOHE, May 6, 2018
1. Amphibian Jeeps Marker
Inscription.  From 1942 to 1945, Ford Motor Company completely shut down vehicle manufacturing at The Rouge and dedicated all its resources to military production to support the war effort. The giant complex produced the jeeps, tanks, and trucks, as well as engines for the B-24 Liberator Bombers built at Ford's Willow Run Plant.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesWar, World II.
 
Location. 42° 18.469′ N, 83° 9.395′ W. Marker is in Dearborn, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is on Miller Road 0.2 miles south of Eagle Pass, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dearborn MI 48120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Street Bridge (here, next to this marker); Women Workers (here, next to this marker); Henry and Edsel Ford (a few steps from this marker); Henry Ford II (a few steps from this marker); Prelude To The (a few steps from this marker); Ford Rouge Plant (within shouting distance of this marker);
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By TeamOHE, May 6, 2018
2. Amphibian Jeeps Marker
Ford Negotiating Team (within shouting distance of this marker); Miller Road Overpass (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dearborn.
 
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By TeamOHE, May 6, 2018
3. Amphibian Jeeps Marker
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By TeamOHE, May 6, 2018
4. Amphibian Jeeps Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 23, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 23, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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