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ST2DE5
01-07-2009, 10:25 AM
I know these have been up before but maybe some of the newer members might be interested in these.
http://flickr.com/photos/statlerhotel/158947589/in/set-72157600311661382/

http://i220.photobucket.com/albums/dd185/51stude/Stude-R-Truck_FV_Junked_Bumper-G-1.jpg
7G-Q1 49 2R12 10G-F5 56B-D4 56B-F2
As soon as you find a product you like they will stop making it.

Desert Explorer
01-07-2009, 05:37 PM
That was an incredible look into the past. I wish I had been around for Mike's "Grand Tour" of the buildings before they were knocked down.
Gotta wonder what all those engines were for...... probably all got sent to scrap metal.

Retired
01-07-2009, 06:11 PM
Engines were military multifuel taken out of trucks that were being rebuilt by AM General. What happned to them, good question, [u]may</u> have been rebuilt for inventory and shipped to an Army Depot.

Richard

DieselJim
01-07-2009, 07:29 PM
Richard. The engines were shipped to Venezuela. Jim

Bob Hutchins
01-07-2009, 09:10 PM
Awsome pictures!...But sad. The inside of the plants remind me of the plant I retired from (Chevrolet Mfg) in Flint, Mi. Same construction and everything.

Bob

Robert L. Hutchins

billslark
01-07-2009, 11:46 PM
Thank you for posting the pictures, I never get tired of looking at the old factory buildings, it's a shame that most of them are gone.

Bill

JGK 940
01-08-2009, 02:59 AM
Every picture tells a story, don't it? These are all painfully eloquent, and the composition is uniformly outstanding. I'm torn between wishing I'd taken them and wishing I didn't find the ghosts in them so painful to see.

Thanks from a noob for posting again.

Keoni Dibelka / HiloFoto
In Hawai'i; on Hawai'i; on the Windward Side
If da salt air never chew 'em up bumbye da lava will...

Retired
01-08-2009, 05:13 AM
Jim, Thanks.

Richard

StudHawk60
01-08-2009, 11:05 AM
Here's a link to the plant photos I've taken over the years.:(

http://s285.photobucket.com/albums/ll60/k2wilson/Studebaker%20Factory/