Business & Finance: Hobby Factory

Last week the dammed-up waters of the Saline River spilled through a generator at the little village of Milan. Mich, creating power for Ford Motor Co.'s 15th "factory in the meadow." All but three of the 16 are in Michigan within 50 miles of Dearborn, and the Milan factory is fairly typical; a good example of Henry Ford's back-to-the-farm hobby which also helps him make automobiles at a profit.

More than a year ago Ford workmen appeared in Milan, began throwing a dam across the Saline, turning the Milan Garage and an old grist mill...

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