CHAPTER 51. The missing chapters: Detroit

Chapters 51 and 52 are also missing, but here are some photographs.

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Statler Hotel at Detroit on right
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A view of Detroit from our window at the Statler Hotel
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Another view of Detroit from our window at the Statler
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New Burroughs Factory at Plymouth

 

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New Burroughs Factory at Plymouth 30 miles from Detroit

 

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New Burroughs Factory at Plymouth 30 miles from Detroit

 

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New Burroughs Factory at Plymouth

Obviously, Mr Wallace visited the newly-completed Burroughs factory at Plymouth, Michigan and presumably spent several days working there. The building itself was designed by the legendary Albert Kahn and is still standing, but without the distinctive chimney.

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The entrance to the Burroughs Farms at Detroit
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The Golf House

The Burroughs Farms were a recreation park on the shores of Little Crooked Lake where company employees could rent holiday cottages; it operated from 1927 until the mid-1980s.

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people form queues at drinking fountains in Detroit on hot days

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