Ford Engineering Laboratory – A Historical View


Beth Ann Dalrymple





In March of 1923, ground was broken for the Ford Engineering Laboratory building. The building was designed by Henry Ford and local architect Albert Kahn and would be one of the largest design and engineering centers of its time. Within this new book written by Beth Ann Dalrymple, Analytical Engineer for Ford Motor Company, lies the incredible 90-year history, and legacy of the Ford Engineering Laboratory and its inhabitants told through a photographer’s lens. Each turn of a page delves deeper into the progress, and people driven world of Ford automobile design & engineering. All the individuals’ current and past who have worked within these walls continue to pave the way for mankind to go further.