For Sale or Lease

Any ambitious manufacturer who can use 5,052,177 sq. ft. of floor space and does not mind operating an unhandily located plant should apply to the Defense Plant Corp. The chances are that DPC will be glad to sell its $100-million plant at Willow Run, Mich., at a knockdown price.

The plant, where more than 8,000 Liberator 6-243 have been built, became a for-sale-or-lease item last week when Henry Ford 2nd announced that the Ford Motor Co. has no postwar use for the 1,576-acre factory. But young Mr. Ford justified Willow Run's construction in 1941. Said he: "The plant is as expendable...

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