Inside the Michigan License Plate Factory

Inside the Michigan License Plate Factory
Inside the Michigan License Plate Factory, photos by Bob Nelson

I’d always heard about convicts making license plates, but until I happened upon this site, I really had no concept of how that process took place. Bob writes that All motor vehicle license plates in Michigan are made by inmates at the Parr Highway Correctional Facility at Adrian, one of many secure facilities operated by the Michigan Department of Corrections.

To see a ton of photos from start to finish, click through to the tour of the Michigan License Plate Factory.

I can’t tell you much about Bob, but I can guess that he’s wearing green & white on Saturdays!

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