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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 79: Lansing Airport

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 79: Lansing Airport

Henry Ford had provided automobile travel to the masses in the 1910s with the Model T. As he set out to do the same with air travel in the 1920s, he first had to establish facilities to house and showcase what would become the first commercial airliner, the Ford Tri-Motor.

September 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Indiana Landmarks purchases historic Scott-Rumely House

Indiana Landmarks purchases historic Scott-Rumely House

LAPORTE | A 113-year-old home owned by two families who played important roles in local and national history will be repaired and restored thanks to the building's purchase by Indiana Landmarks.

May 02, 2014 8:04 am
Ford celebrates assembly line

Ford celebrates assembly line

CHICAGO | Back when a car was still more of a gee-whiz invention than a household staple, workers hand-built vehicles one at a time by moving down rows of sawhorses and installing parts at each station.

October 07, 2013 5:15 pm Video Photos

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Indiana was an early automotive pioneer

After a decade of major investments, Indiana's auto industry now ranks among the top two or three nationally in many categories, including automotive gross domestic product, total number of vehicles produced and jobs.

August 03, 2013 9:00 pm
Idea for railroad overpass at Calumet 90 years in making

Idea for railroad overpass at Calumet 90 years in making

MUNSTER | The Calumet Avenue grade separation and development of land south of the Canadian National tracks has a history stretching back to the Roaring '20s and involves the iconic American entrepreneur Henry Ford.

July 24, 2011 9:45 pm Photos

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Moose tradition includes 4 presidents, other famous folks

The Moose call has been answered by a diverse group, such as Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, Evan Bayh, Larry Bird, Charlie Chaplin, Richard J. Daley, Henry Ford, Gus Grissom and four presidents, including both Roosevelts.

March 07, 2011 12:00 am
South Holland woman celebrates 107th birthday

South Holland woman celebrates 107th birthday

SOUTH HOLLAND | The year Jennie Van Der Aa was born, President Theodore Roosevelt won re-election, Henry Ford set a new land speed record and construction began on the Panama Canal.

January 16, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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