Ford Rouge Factory Classics

When you do a tour of the famous Ford Rouge Factory in Dearborn, Michigan you enter a Legacy Gallery at the welcome centre that contains some of the classic Ford cars of years gone by. The cars are beautifully restored and were once all produced at the very factory they are now displayed within. These cars follow the early lineage of Ford motor…

Detroit’s Abandoned Packard Automotive Plant

In my previous blog I discussed the abandoned buildings of Detroit along with the renewal of the city and the great signs of recovery in certain areas. Of the abandoned sites dotted all around the city the most colossal one is the old Packard Automotive Plant. This is a place you have to see to believe! This was once a state of…

Abandoned Detroit?

It seems everyone has an image of Detroit, Michigan as a broken, bankrupt city ($18.5 million in debt). A place that has had a mass exodus of its citizens and is full of abandoned buildings. A city where pawn shops are a boom business and crime is a major problem. In many ways this image of Detroit is true. You can explore parts…