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Quality Control…..Carter Carburetor 1965

The Daily News caption, April 16, 1965…..Auto carburetors are put through a series of Quality control tests on this equipment in the Carter Carburetor division plant of ACF Industries in St. Louis. The carburetors are “driven” the equivalent of 5,000 miles during the days operation and are tested through the entire driving range. This appears…

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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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