River Rouge

River Rouge

(ro͞ozh), city (1990 pop. 11,314), Wayne co., SE Mich., an industrial suburb of Detroit, on the Detroit and Rouge rivers; settled c.1817, inc. 1899. It is a port of entry, with automobile, shipbuilding, and marine engineering industries. Steel and paper products are also manufactured. The city grew in the 1920s with the expansion of the Ford Motor Company in the area; however, River Rouge and its automobile industry suffered in the late 20th cent.
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The MRA stated that the products were available at dispensaries in Battle Creek, Bay City, Burton, Chesaning, Detroit, Ferndale, Flint, Inkster, Jackson, Kalamazoo, River Rouge, Rogers City, Vassar, Wayne and Ypsilanti.
More than 100 years ago Henry Ford built the Ford River Rouge plant.
And it's welcome in places like River Rouge, just south of Detroit, where Jim Allen is president of the local United Steelworkers union.
The units are scheduled for retirement between 2020 and 2023 and include the River Rouge facility, the St.
Beginning with its launch at River Rouge in 1958, the book documents the vessel's working career, including interviews with individuals connected with the ship and details of the men who worked on board.
The DEQ will hold an informational session on Marathon refinery's plan at the River Rouge High School auditorium, 1460 W Coolidge Highway, River Rouge, with a public hearing to follow.
In the west, not far from Ford's gargantuan River Rouge Complex, D-Town Farm covers seven acres of city-owned parkland.
In one, Patton-James stares off into space in the DIA's Rivera Hall; above her head, Diego Rivera's rendering of a racially integrated Ford Motor Company River Rouge Plant is visible.
This study examines attitudes toward urban green space among homeowners in the River Rouge Watershed of southeast Michigan.
Some are diagrammatic with gaps of empty space, more geometric than narrative ("Chrysler Suite," [2002] from CREMASTER 3); others expose gently pointillist graphite creatures whose bodies blend with landscapes and objects placed on ships or the bodies of whales ("The Cabinet of General Douglas MacArthur," 2006 and "Shikenen Sengu" 2006, "Predator," 2006 from DRAWING RESTRAINT 9), or mutations of Egyptian gods and goddesses against the backdrop of industrial landscapes ("SEKHEM," "Set and Horus," 2009), and even the head and body of Norman Mailer transposed into a mythic tree trunk ("RIVER ROUGE: An American in Byblos," 2011).