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A Tour of the Oakland Plant

Since there is a lot of restoration work going on at this time through out the club, I recommend
reading the "1929 Tour of Oakland Plant" located in the Special Interest section or by clicking the link to your left.


This is a reproduction of the pamphlet given to everyone that took a walking tour through the Oakland factory in 1929. I was especially interested in the section that described the painting process. It's interesting to learn that they washed to bodies down with
gasoline as preparation for painting.

Rick Botti

Where Are You From? clubs.hemmings.com/clubsites/durant/Additions/Oakland-tour/OAK-TOUR.htm


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