Detroit Arsenal Tank Plant

Detroit Arsenal Tank Plant was once the largest in the world

By  Gary R. Familian / Special to The Detroit News While it’s fair to say that the federal government and the private sector haven’t always worked effectively together, there have been exceptions. One such collaboration was the famous Willow Run production facility located near Ypsilanti, at which Ford, working with Washington, produced nearly 9,000 B-24’s … Continue Reading →

The building of the Ambassador Bridge

A view down the suspension cables toward Sandwich, Ontario, during construction of the Ambassador Bridge in 1929. For the past 67 years, the Ambassador Bridge has served as a graceful link between Detroit and its neighbor, Windsor, Ontario, and as a weathered monument to the friendship and cooperation of two great nations. But the bridge … Continue Reading →