Coordinates: Chester Assembly is a former Ford manufacturing plant in Chester, Pennsylvania, just outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was located at Front & Lloyd Streets in Chester, and occupied over 50 acres when it was open, and occupied the former Roach's Shipyard and Merchant Shipbuilding Corporation on Front Street from Fulton to Pennell streets. The factory began operations in August 1927 building the Ford Model A and was closed in February 1961, and operations were transferred to Mahwah, New Jersey.The physical address is now known as 800 W. Front St. and is divided into several businesses. Predominantly, GWSI, M&M Industries, and Dee Paper Co. The rail lines are still in use and terminate under an awning structure within the area of the old assembly area.
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