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1950s Edsel Ford Expressway Temporary Closure

Today’s feature image taken for the “Detroit News” is dated May 21, 1956, and contains a shutdown of one-half of the Edsel Ford Expressway near the Trumbull exit. Two cars have blocked off the highway behind a tie-up and the line of traffic is waiting behind a motorcycle police officer on a Harley-Davidson V-twin. The first section…

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Hot off the presses at The Detroit News

This is the second in a series of photos we have which were taken of Detroit News activities from the Benjamin Ames collection. The photo (above) showing Ford delivery trucks leaving the newspaper press building is dated 1956. The (bottom left) photo of the Ford truck delivering papers to an airplane is dated June, 1957….

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