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Packard Assembly Line Images

Today’s photos were taken on various assembly lines at the Packard plant located on East Grand Blvd. in Detroit, MI. The lead final assembly line image contains spotlights at the end of the 1941 Packard final assembly line, which helped inspectors find flaws on finished cars ready to be driven off of the line. The…

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Tacoma CO-OP Egg Truck is no Yoke

The designer of the Tacoma, WA, CO-OP cab-over-engine Egg “product mobile” truck body by an unknown maker certainly was influenced by the mid to late 1930s and early ’40s streamlined designs by Brooks Stevens, Alexis de Sakhnoffsky, and Everett Miller, and others. It is likely that the slab-sided styling and construction of this vehicle was…

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