We visited the Henry Ford River Rouge Plant last Friday, the highlight of which was touring the factory where the Ford F-150 is assembled.
Photography was strictly forbidden, which is a shame. I would have loved to have taken a few pictures of the awestruck faces watching as partially-assembled trucks sailed above, below, and around us in a carefully choreographed ballet. It was hypnotic.
Someone else in the world broke the no-photography rule, so here's a glimpse of what we saw:
We also visited the observation deck, where you can see the rest of the plant sprawling out before you, crowned with one of the world's largest living roofs.
|(We weren't quite this high up.)|
Back at school, we showed a couple of classic clips that were relevant to what we had seen:
I Love Lucy:
Charlie Chaplin in Modern Times:
You may or may not be surprised to hear that the comedy holds up!