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A Very 1950s, Factory Studio Photograph

The only information with this photo is the date, Feb. 19, 1956 and the handwriting identifying it as being used for a traffic safety piece in one of the Detroit Newspapers. From the appearance of the photo, the newpaper article may have involved the seat belt, which published reports tell us, was first offered in the US on the…

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The Ford Flathead Assembly Line In 1946

Workers are seen in this Ford factory photo taken during 1946, assembling Ford flathead engines. The workers on the left hand side appear to be installing cylinder head studs. On the right hand side the second and third engines have piston ring compressors on top of them so these workers may be installing piston and…

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