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The Stevens-Duryea Factory

This postcard appears to be showing us the inside of the Stevens-Duryea factory in Chicopee Falls, MA. The light colored touring car along with a line of open fronted town cars seem to be finished cars. The cars in the background on the left side of the photo all appear to have been finished other…

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The Duesenberg Factory Floor

Two photos from the Fred Roe Collection showing assembly operations at the Duesen-berg plant. Above is the Model A Duesenberg chassis assembly area with the engine assembly department just to the left. Below we can see the axle assembly area with the gear assembly being worked on the benches in front of the windows. Photos…

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The Duesenberg Machine Shop

Two photos of the Duesenberg factory floor, from the Fred Roe Collection, taken during the time the Model A was manufactured, between 1922-26. The top image is showing the inspection department, with a rack full of crankshafts and an inspector checking one out on a surface plate in the center rear. The photo below shows…

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Life On The Assembly Line

We recently did a post on The Fisher Body plants and found one more photo above showing what maybe close to the end at a GM Fisher body assembly line. Hopefully one of our readers can identify these finished bodies. Below we have an image from a Packard assembly line that has the appearance of…

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The Matheson And The Holyoke

This is another in a series of articles about the Matheson, the changes the car went thru and also background information on the company and the different moves it made. To read about what we have already covered follow this link and scroll down. The Matheson Brothers wanted to build the best car possible and…

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