Inspection of the material and various stages of the production of Ford Tri-Motor at Ford Airport, Dearborn, Michigan.
Dearborn Michigan USA Date:1928 Duration:7 min 22 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Ford Tri-Motor production at Ford Airport, Dearborn, Michigan, United States. Workers inspect material. Men place sheets of metal on an already existing pile with the help of a pulley. Men place sheets of metal on a table and measure its length with the help of a measuring tape. A worker operates a machine. Stacks of equipment with the sizes written in front of the stacks. A worker measures the weight of a pipe with the help of a weighing machine. Alclad and Duraluminum alloy sheets which are used for building handled. The sheets corrugated by passing them through corrugating press. Roll of sheet taken out of a vat of hot liquid with the help of a pair of tongs. It is now dipped into another container of liquid. A worker operates a large press. The power press stamps out channel. Workers use a power buffer. A worker spray paints a part. Another worker inspects the parts and places them on shelves. Partially constructed Ford Tri-Motor. Workers install landing gear. Close view of a motor. Men at table upholster seat. A worker inside plane bolts a seat to the floor. Interior of the plane showing finished passenger compartment from the rear. Close view of the motor. A man inspects the motor and the tail assembly. Passengers seated inside the plane.
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