The Clipper was one of the most popular Packards, but its production was cut short by WWII. Had they produced the car instead of Rolls Royce plane engines I imagine there would might be driving a Packard today, rather than a Ford.
While the last of the Studebaker production buildings were being demolished, I visited again. Here’s a shot taken shortly after the demolition crew left for the day.
A typical room in Birtle.
Watch your head, say the colors. This side of the plant is apparently still standing and is owned by the city.
An old name for an older elevator, as seen from an abandoned rail spur.
Since the foundry went cold, I decided to turn down my color temperature… In the background, a chart showing graphite dispersion is one of the few artifacts left on the foundry floor.
The Engine House’s boiler, which would have been fired all day all day, virtually from the day the shop opened until the day it closed.
Outside the Chateau, where the fuel oil tank blocks the chapel.