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Charles Sheeler
, American, 1883–1965, Ford Plant, River Rouge, Power House No.1, 1927; gelatin silver print. Courtesy the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Lane Collection.

Here Sheeler captured the eight gleaming smokestacks of Power House No. 1, which were a distinguishing feature of the Rouge for many years. The building beneath these stacks housed eight turbine generators that provided power to the complex until the mid-1990s. The smokestacks and the Power House were demolished in 2003.