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Henry Ford/assembly line

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indigo eagle

on 29 April 2010

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Henry Ford/assembly line henry ford was born july 30,1863 raised on a farm in dearborn, MI
he. spent his time in school and farm chores. he showed an interests in machanics
and did not like working on the farm at 16 ford went to detroit
to work as an apprentice macanic he worked there for three years
and than went back dearport and spent time
working on steam engines and finding
work in detroit 1891 henry worked for Edison Illuminating Company in detroit he was promoted to Chief Engineer in 1893 and it gave him enough time and money to devote attention to his personal experiments on internal combustion engines 1886 he made his own self propeled quadricycle it had 4 wired wheels and it was steered by a tiller like a boat and had no reverse 1903 he had a small company it produced
a only few cars a day groups of two or three people worked on each car reasonably priced, reliable, and efficient car was his dream and it came
when he made the model T in 1908 it was easy to operate, maintain, and handle on rough roads henry ford 1910 ford opened a large factory in
highland park, michigan 1913 henry came up with the continuous assembaly line The company began construction of the world's largest industrial complex in dearborn, michigan Workers remained in place, adding one component to each automobile as it moved on Model Ts made his company the largest automobile manufacturer in the world

September 1927 all steps in the manufacturing process from refining raw materials to final assembly of the automobile took place at the vast Rouge Plant characterizing Henry Ford's idea of mass production.

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