River Rouge Plant; Recycling Model T Fords; Hoover w/ Edison & Ford 221690-10 | Footage Farm

River Rouge Plant; Recycling Model T Fords; Hoover w/ Edison & Ford 221690-10 | Footage Farm

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[River Rouge Plant, 1929; 1930 Recycling Model T Fords; President Hoover w/ Edison & Ford ca 1929?]
1929 River Rouge Plant Ford Assembly Line – Engine castings (?) moving / hanging on overhead conveyor; moving down & along conveyors. Overhead of 4-cylinder engine blocks & workers assembling & moving them on conveyors.
14:42:36 Large bucket dumping iron w/ sparks. Bucket filled w/ liquid molten steel; large hooks from overhead crane move into place to hook & lift.
14:44:15 LS along w/ extruded rods moving along & moved across automatically.
14:44:46 Spoke wheels hanging from overhead conveyor.
14:44:52 Large grinding machine working w/ cam action to turn / polish crankshafts/
14:45:16 Overhead shot of punch & forming presses, trimming & polishing machines w/ men feeding parts – fenders. Large punch press forming trunks & rear of cars.
14:46:03 Men working as overhead conveyor moves parts past assembly line.
14:46:21 Men moving assembled engine blocks onto assembly line from another. LS up line of equipment & workers.
14:46:49 1930 Ext. w/ trucks past w/ loads of Model T cars, vans & trucks for scrapping; unloaded w/ others, delivery man gets paperwork signed. Truck pulls sedan for scrapping off delivery truck. Tow truck hauls two cars for scrap past & into factory building.
14:48:20 Men taking wheels, glass & canvas parts from car while riding on it on slow conveyor. Remainder of cars cut up w/ cutting torch.
14:50:25 Car into crusher; crushed; moved out & another in & crushed.
14:52:19 Scrap metal of car bodies moved on into furnace; repeated.
14:54:22 1930 President Herbert Hoover & ?? riding in open car in rain, waving to crowds lining Detroit streets. On bunting draped platform outside ?? w/ large pictures of Henry Ford & Hoover above. Crowd w/ umbrellas.
14:54:48 Steam train w/ two American flags arriving in rain at station w/ platform filled w/ spectators. Edison & Hoover off train, pose w/ Henry Ford.
14:55:21 Edison showing laboratory to President Hoover & Ford ??; w/ assistant Jehol who pours ?? into equipment. Gas lights burning behind.
Manufacturing; Ford Motor Company; Recycling; Celebrities; 1920s; Industrialists; Leaders;

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