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Newspaper clippings relating to the Ford St. Thomas Assembly Plant

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2001-2015
Accession Number
2017-39
Storage Location
Box 134, File 9
R5 S3 Sh6 B1
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2017-39
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 134, File 9
R5 S3 Sh6 B1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2001-2015
Scope and Content
-"$150-million addition expected to aid Ford's St. Thomas assembly plant", The London Free Press, May 1, 2001.
"Buyers kicking tires at assembly plant: Mayor praises plethora of good ideas", St. Thomas Times-Journal, August 27, 2011 (includes facts and figures regarding the plant and the cars it produced).
"Increase in welfare rolls expected", St. Thomas Times-Journal, September 6, 2011.
"Workers struggle with choices", St. Thomas Times-Journal, September 6, 2011.
"Suppliers hard hit by Ford closing / Lear Seating to close, another supplier is hanging on, for now", St. Thomas Times-Journal, September 7, 2011.
"Critics say Ford shifting focus overseas", St. Thomas Times-Journal, September 8, 2011 (Includes a timeline of the plant, 1965-2011).
"End of the Line / Ford workers face difficult final week", St. Thomas Times-Journal, September 10, 2011.
"End of the line for Ford's St. Thomas plant", The Globe and Mail, September 14, 2011.
"Final cars roll off Lear line", St. Thomas Times-Journal, September 15, 2011.
"Emotions high on final day", St. Thomas Times-Journal, September 16, 2011.
"Ford plant's ride not always sweet", St. Thomas Times-Journal, September 17, 2011.
-"From Ford to food", St. Thomas Times-Journal, May 21, 2013.
-"Ford to demo Talbotville", St. Thomas Weekly News, May 7, 2015.
-An article relating to the last St. Thomas Police Crown Victoria going to auction, St. Thomas Times-Journal, June 9, 2015.
-"Ford dis-assembly plant", St. Thomas Times-Journal, February 24, 2016.
Name Access
Ford Motor Company of Canada Limited, St. Thomas Assembly Plant
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Talbotville (Ont.)
Subject Access
Business and Industry
Automobiles
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