Behind the scenes at Ford: 100th anniversary of moving assembly line

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Posted on October 7, 2013 at 6:00 PM

Updated Monday, Oct 7 at 6:00 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Ford Motor Company is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the moving assembly line with a private tour of the Fern Valley Road plant Monday.

Photos: A look at Ford's assembly line, now and then

Oct. 7 marks the 100 years sin the creation of Henry Ford’s moving assembly line.

The moving assembly line revolutionized business across the world, and in Louisville, it allowed Ford to go from 17 employees building 12 Model T’s a day to 4,000 employees that currently produce a Ford Escape every 55 seconds.

WHAS11's Johnny Archer takes you behind the scenes, just click the video player above.

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