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Made in Dagenham: Ford’s secret classic car collection

Motoring Research Logo By Tim Pitt of Motoring Research Slide 1 of 48: Fifty years ago, sewing machinists at Ford's Dagenham factory went on strike. Their demand was equal pay for women doing similar jobs to men, and their eventual success was a landmark on the road to gender pay equality.   The story is told in the 'Made in Dagenham' film and stage musical.   Today, the Dagenham site is home to Ford's huge heritage car collection, representing 115 years of Blue Oval history. Here are some of the highlights.

A DATE WITH HISTORY

Fifty years ago, sewing machinists at Ford's Dagenham factory went on strike. Their demand was equal pay for women doing similar jobs to men, and their eventual success was a landmark on the road to gender pay equality.

The story is told in the 'Made in Dagenham' film and stage musical.

Today, the Dagenham site is home to Ford's huge heritage car collection, representing 115 years of Blue Oval history. Here are some of the highlights.

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