Willow Run bomber plant. B-24’s rolling down the assembly line. The plant was so innovative, that it had a turntable that would turn the planes 90 degrees to avoid them crossing into the next county, avoiding paying two taxes. Willow Run produced 9,000 bombers for the war effort. #WWII #Aircraft #History [via peerintothepast.]
July 1942. “Ford bomber plant at Willow Run, Michigan. Inspection of more than a thousand separate tubing pieces composing the fuel, hydraulic, de-icing and other systems in a bomber is a highly important job. This young employee at the giant Willow Run plant uses her tiny flashlight to discover any internal defects in the tubing.” … Continue reading B-24 Tube Inspector.