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Detroit Arsenal, 6501 East Eleven Mile Road, Warren, Macomb County, MI

Detroit Arsenal, 6501 East Eleven Mile Road, Warren, Macomb County, MI

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Significance: Having been constructed by the Chrysler Corporation in 1940, Detroit Arsenal contains one of America's foremost World War II manufacturing plants. An important example of industrial design, by war's end it accounted for one-fourth of all tank production in the United States, and was the single largest producer of tanks anywhere in the world.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-7
Survey number: HAER MI-12
Building/structure dates: 1940 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: after 1970 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: after 1940

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Kahn, Albert
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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