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Published: 8/29/2013 - Updated: 1 year ago


Overland smokestack dedicated to Jeep workers

Former and current Jeep employees attended the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority's ceremony to mark the development of the future Overland Industrial Park on the site of the former Jeep plant Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Several classic Willys Jeeps were on display during the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority's ceremony to mark the development of the future Overland Industrial Park on the site of the former Jeep plant in North Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Several classic Willys Jeeps were on display during the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority's ceremony to mark the development of ...
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Jeep retirees Irene Preuss, left, and Sophia Anponiuk, right, greet one another before the beginning of the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority's ceremony to mark the development of the future Overland Industrial Park on the site. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Jeep retirees Irene Preuss, left, and Sophia Anponiuk, right, greet one another before the beginning of the Toledo-Lucas County ...
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Dorothy Arney, of Toledo, center, joked with other Jeep retirees during the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority's ceremony. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dorothy Arney, of Toledo, center, joked with other Jeep retirees during the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority's ceremony.
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Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority President and CEO Paul Toth, Jr., addresses a cord of about 100 people during the ceremony to mark the development of the future Overland Industrial Park on the site of the former Jeep plant. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority President and CEO Paul Toth, Jr., addresses a cord of about 100 people during the ...
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Crowd members clap for Rep. Marcy Kaptur, (D., Ohio), center, before the takes the microphone during the ceremony. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Crowd members clap for Rep. Marcy Kaptur, (D., Ohio), center, before the takes the microphone during the ceremony.
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Ed Harmon, of the Harmon Family Development Corp., addresses about 100 people during the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority's ceremony at the site of the former Jeep plant. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ed Harmon, of the Harmon Family Development Corp., addresses about 100 people during the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority's ceremony ...
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Mayor Mike Bell speaks at the ceremony to dedicate the Overland smokestack at the former Jeep site. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Mayor Mike Bell speaks at the ceremony to dedicate the Overland smokestack at the former Jeep site.
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Jeep retiree George Davis Jr., 86, center, laughed while he waited for his turn to address the crowd. Davis began working for Jeep in 1943 and retired after 50 years. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Jeep retiree George Davis Jr., 86, center, laughed while he waited for his turn to address the crowd. Davis began ...
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Commissioner Pete Gerken sported at UAW jacket during the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority's ceremony. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Commissioner Pete Gerken sported at UAW jacket during the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority's ceremony.
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UAW leader Bruce Baumhower addresses former and current Jeep employees. Enlarge | Buy This Photo UAW leader Bruce Baumhower addresses former and current Jeep employees.
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A plaque dedicating the Overland smokestack to Jeep workers was unveiled at the port authority ceremony for the Overland Industrial Park. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A plaque dedicating the Overland smokestack to Jeep workers was unveiled at the port authority ceremony for the Overland Industrial ...
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More than 100 people attended the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority's ceremony to mark the development of the future Overland Industrial Park on the site of the former Jeep plant. Enlarge | Buy This Photo More than 100 people attended the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority's ceremony to mark the development of the future Overland ...
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Keith Buckley, of Stow, center, talked with Rogan Murdock, of Perrysburg, right, near a few classic Willys Jeeps. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Keith Buckley, of Stow, center, talked with Rogan Murdock, of Perrysburg, right, near a few classic Willys Jeeps.
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