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The goal of this category is to locate and photograph factories where notable products were or are made. We would prefer that this be restricted to products recognizable to most, perhaps even iconic. This could be the Corvette factory near Bowling Green, KY, the Hershey factory in Hershey, PA, or the Heinz factory in Pittsburgh. In some cases, these buildings are long gone, but record the location and giving an indication of what is there now would be acceptable.
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Image for Former Willys Overland Jeep Plant, Toledo, OHview gallery

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Iconic FactoriesFormer Willys Overland Jeep Plant, Toledo, OH

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Site of the former Jeep plant, which also produced the famous military Jeep during WW2. The plant was built in 1910 and was torn down in 2006. The jeeps are now built at a newer plant, right up the road. Once the oldest operating auto plant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/2/2009

last visited: 7/22/2016

Image for Great Lakes Steel - Ecorse, MIview gallery

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Team Farkle 7 always gets its quonset...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: Michigan

date approved: 12/31/2007

last visited: 10/30/2008

Image for " Model A" - Ford Rouge Plant, Dearborn, MI.view gallery

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Iconic Factories" Model A" - Ford Rouge Plant, Dearborn, MI.

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The Ford Rouge Plant is located in Dearborn, MI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Jagman714

location: Michigan

date approved: 11/6/2007

last visited: 7/27/2014

Image for Jiffy Mix - Chelsea Milling Company - Chelsea, Michiganview gallery

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Iconic FactoriesJiffy Mix - Chelsea Milling Company - Chelsea, Michigan

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Jiffy Mix has been made my Chelsea Milling Company in Chelsea Michigan for 77 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US

location: Michigan

date approved: 6/22/2008

last visited: 10/10/2017

Image for Etch-A-Sketch - Bryan, OHview gallery

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Iconic FactoriesEtch-A-Sketch - Bryan, OH

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Etch-A-Sketch - just turn the knobs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Ohio

date approved: 11/27/2007

last visited: 7/26/2014

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Iconic FactoriesCanadian Club - Windsor Ontario

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The Canadian Club distillery is in Windsor on the banks of the Detroit River, where it continues to produce and export its whisky.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/28/2007

last visited: 4/30/2018

Image for Ford Piquette Ave Plant - Detroit MIview gallery

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Iconic FactoriesFord Piquette Ave Plant - Detroit MI

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This was the second home of the Ford Motor Company and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2006.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Michigan

date approved: 7/16/2014

last visited: 11/23/2021

Image for Fisher Body Plant 21 - Detroit, MIview gallery

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Iconic FactoriesFisher Body Plant 21 - Detroit, MI

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Detroit's iconic Fisher Car Body Plant #21, which was in operation from 1921 until 1974.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Michigan

date approved: 4/26/2016

last visited: 11/23/2021

Image for Faygo Sodapop - Detroit, MIview gallery

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Iconic FactoriesFaygo Sodapop - Detroit, MI

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For over one hundred years...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/4/2008

last visited: 6/16/2010

Image for Packard Motor Car Company - Detroit, MIview gallery

NENE89.3 km

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Iconic FactoriesPackard Motor Car Company - Detroit, MI

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You may not know the name Packard, but your parents will. They built the most luxurious cars of the first half of the 20th century. This factory has been abandoned for years, but still bears the Packard name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: Michigan

date approved: 11/29/2007

last visited: 4/26/2016

Image for Durant-Dort Carriage Company - Flint MIview gallery

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Iconic FactoriesDurant-Dort Carriage Company - Flint MI

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Durant-Dort Carriage Company leased a factory on Water Street, originally used by the Flint Woolen Mills, to produce road carts. This company eventually bought Buick and then became General Motors.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Michigan

date approved: 10/26/2015

last visited: 8/20/2021

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