0.4 cubic ft.
The collection is open for research.
The records consist of plant engineering data on the Ford Motor Company Iron Mountain Plant in Northern Michigan. The material includes city maps, plant layouts, sewage layouts, building elevations, photographs, and technical drawings. The records were prepared during the company's evaluatiion of operations in preparation for selling off non-automotive operations units.
Item, folder, box, Accession 523, Ford Motor Company Iron Mountain Plant records, Benson Ford Research Center, The Henry Ford.
Part of a plan to render the company self-sufficient, Henry Ford and Ford Motor Company purchased over 313,000 acres of timberland and two iron mines in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the early 1920s. In 1954, Ford Motor Company donated the town of Alberta, Michigan and 1700 acres (7 km²) of land to what is now the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University.
Finding aid available in Benson Ford Research Center reading room and on the Internet.