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garyash
09-19-2006, 11:54 AM
For a little fun project I am working on, I'm trying to find what the phone number was at the Studebaker factory in the 1940s or early '50s when everyone had an exchange name and only 4-5 digits, like TUxedo 5-5555. I looked through all my parts catalogs, shop manuals, service bulletins and NONE of them show a phone number anywhere. I'd like the number for the service department, but I'll take anything that really was a Stude phone number. Surely, the dealers had a number to call, but it's clear that calling South Bend was not encouraged. This wasn't important to me at all until I realized I couldn't find ANY Stude phone numbers - then it became a challenge! Does anyone have old factory correspondence with a phone number on it?

[img=left]http://www.studegarage.com/images/gary_ash_m5_sm.jpg[/img=left] Gary Ash
Dartmouth, Mass.
'48 M5
'65 Wagonaire Commander
'63 Wagonaire Standard
web site at http://www.studegarage.com

BobPalma
09-19-2006, 12:57 PM
:) OK, Gary: Having written Studebaker with several ideas for what they ought to be doing circa 1961-1964 (with the accompanying wisdom of a 15-18 year old [}:)]), I have several personal reply letters from various Important Studebaker People in my file, on Studebaker letterhead of the era. At the bottom of the letterhead, the telephone number ATlantic 9-7111 appears.

However, I suspect it has been disconnected. :([8D] BP

BobPalma
09-19-2006, 12:57 PM
:) OK, Gary: Having written Studebaker with several ideas for what they ought to be doing circa 1961-1964 (with the accompanying wisdom of a 15-18 year old [}:)]), I have several personal reply letters from various Important Studebaker People in my file, on Studebaker letterhead of the era. At the bottom of the letterhead, the telephone number ATlantic 9-7111 appears.

However, I suspect it has been disconnected. :([8D] BP

garyash
09-19-2006, 01:17 PM
Wow, thanks, Bob! That's just what I wanted. Amazing how this forum can produce even the most arcane information in a short period of time. Your time today was 1 hour, 3 minutes, 5 seconds, by the posting times. Fantastic!

I was working on a little take-off on Gus Wilson and the Model Garage from Popular Science for my next Ocean Bay chapter newsletter edition. Remember him? See http://www.gus-stories.org for some good memories.

[img=left]http://www.studegarage.com/images/gary_ash_m5_sm.jpg[/img=left] Gary Ash
Dartmouth, Mass.
'48 M5
'65 Wagonaire Commander
'63 Wagonaire Standard
web site at http://www.studegarage.com

garyash
09-19-2006, 01:17 PM
Wow, thanks, Bob! That's just what I wanted. Amazing how this forum can produce even the most arcane information in a short period of time. Your time today was 1 hour, 3 minutes, 5 seconds, by the posting times. Fantastic!

I was working on a little take-off on Gus Wilson and the Model Garage from Popular Science for my next Ocean Bay chapter newsletter edition. Remember him? See http://www.gus-stories.org for some good memories.

[img=left]http://www.studegarage.com/images/gary_ash_m5_sm.jpg[/img=left] Gary Ash
Dartmouth, Mass.
'48 M5
'65 Wagonaire Commander
'63 Wagonaire Standard
web site at http://www.studegarage.com

Roscomacaw
09-19-2006, 02:02 PM
I tried that number Bob, it's always busy!:(

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

Roscomacaw
09-19-2006, 02:02 PM
I tried that number Bob, it's always busy!:(

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

54-61-62
09-19-2006, 02:07 PM
Attached are two scans of Studebaker letters from 1963 & 1965. They are from my vast collection of material I own that came from a distant relitive who co-owned Roth Plating in South Bend. I still have the vast majority of studebaker engeering blueprints of all diecast trim pieces Roth was to supply.

In 1963 the Phone number was listed as "Alantic 9-71 11"

In 1965 Studebaker Automotive Sales Corporation (in South Bend) was listed as "289-7111".

Just for kicks I looked up 574-289-7111 to see who might have studes old number and google came up with no results. Who has the guts to call it and find out? [}:)] LOL

Kent Fedor


http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h117/deliriouskenny/65.jpg

http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h117/deliriouskenny/63.jpg

54-61-62
09-19-2006, 02:07 PM
Attached are two scans of Studebaker letters from 1963 & 1965. They are from my vast collection of material I own that came from a distant relitive who co-owned Roth Plating in South Bend. I still have the vast majority of studebaker engeering blueprints of all diecast trim pieces Roth was to supply.

In 1963 the Phone number was listed as "Alantic 9-71 11"

In 1965 Studebaker Automotive Sales Corporation (in South Bend) was listed as "289-7111".

Just for kicks I looked up 574-289-7111 to see who might have studes old number and google came up with no results. Who has the guts to call it and find out? [}:)] LOL

Kent Fedor


http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h117/deliriouskenny/65.jpg

http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h117/deliriouskenny/63.jpg

Roscomacaw
09-19-2006, 02:53 PM
I dialed it! I got a fax machine.[}:)]

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

Roscomacaw
09-19-2006, 02:53 PM
I dialed it! I got a fax machine.[}:)]

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

BobPalma
09-19-2006, 02:57 PM
quote:Originally posted by Mr.Biggs

I dialed it! I got a fax machine.[}:)]

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe



You well could, Bob[:0]: "AT" becomes "28" prefix in the new system: That's still a valid prefix in South Bend. [}:)] My friend Don Galeziewski's home phone has a 28 prefix, for example. BP

BobPalma
09-19-2006, 02:57 PM
quote:Originally posted by Mr.Biggs

I dialed it! I got a fax machine.[}:)]

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe



You well could, Bob[:0]: "AT" becomes "28" prefix in the new system: That's still a valid prefix in South Bend. [}:)] My friend Don Galeziewski's home phone has a 28 prefix, for example. BP

5859
09-19-2006, 03:31 PM
Who wants to be the first to fax them an order for the upcoming 2007 Studebaaker?

5859
09-19-2006, 03:31 PM
Who wants to be the first to fax them an order for the upcoming 2007 Studebaaker?

Roscomacaw
09-19-2006, 03:43 PM
Heh - the 289 exchange. I wonder if that's a number for a Ford concern. Might be prophetic given Ford's current woes!

I'm thinkin' that proof of this might have been echoed at the PSMCD - after Ted's red screamer blew off yet one more contender:

"Curses! Done in by a scrawny 289!!!" :([xx(]

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

Roscomacaw
09-19-2006, 03:43 PM
Heh - the 289 exchange. I wonder if that's a number for a Ford concern. Might be prophetic given Ford's current woes!

I'm thinkin' that proof of this might have been echoed at the PSMCD - after Ted's red screamer blew off yet one more contender:

"Curses! Done in by a scrawny 289!!!" :([xx(]

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

StudeRich
09-19-2006, 04:15 PM
Gary, I find it very interesting how phone calls were NOT incouraged!
The parts books all say to wire to the Studebaker Packard registered cable address: "Studepack, South Bend." and the Parts depots are listed by address - NO PHONE #'s!:( I really never thought about that! I used to pick-up parts at the Los Angeles Depot for Frank H. Afton Co. Studebaker Packard Mercedes in Inglewood, CA in their '60 Champ "245" big "6" 1/2 ton 8ft. bed pickup. And I bought parts in South Bend at the Plant 8 International Parts Depot(Warehouse) in 1965, but never called them. Glad you brought this up.


quote:Originally posted by garyash

For a little fun project I am working on, I'm trying to find what the phone number was at the Studebaker factory in the 1940s or early '50s when everyone had an exchange name and only 4-5 digits, like TUxedo 5-5555. I looked through all my parts catalogs, shop manuals, service bulletins and NONE of them show a phone number anywhere. I'd like the number for the service department, but I'll take anything that really was a Stude phone number.

StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA

StudeRich
09-19-2006, 04:15 PM
Gary, I find it very interesting how phone calls were NOT incouraged!
The parts books all say to wire to the Studebaker Packard registered cable address: "Studepack, South Bend." and the Parts depots are listed by address - NO PHONE #'s!:( I really never thought about that! I used to pick-up parts at the Los Angeles Depot for Frank H. Afton Co. Studebaker Packard Mercedes in Inglewood, CA in their '60 Champ "245" big "6" 1/2 ton 8ft. bed pickup. And I bought parts in South Bend at the Plant 8 International Parts Depot(Warehouse) in 1965, but never called them. Glad you brought this up.


quote:Originally posted by garyash

For a little fun project I am working on, I'm trying to find what the phone number was at the Studebaker factory in the 1940s or early '50s when everyone had an exchange name and only 4-5 digits, like TUxedo 5-5555. I looked through all my parts catalogs, shop manuals, service bulletins and NONE of them show a phone number anywhere. I'd like the number for the service department, but I'll take anything that really was a Stude phone number.

StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA

Roscomacaw
09-19-2006, 04:30 PM
Rich, exactly WHERE was that parts depot? Any idea what resides there now?

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

Roscomacaw
09-19-2006, 04:30 PM
Rich, exactly WHERE was that parts depot? Any idea what resides there now?

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

Scott
09-19-2006, 05:00 PM
From my old Studebaker papers I've gleaned that there was at least telephone service at the plant by 1912. It's funny that 50 years later they still want people to wire them!

Scott
09-19-2006, 05:00 PM
From my old Studebaker papers I've gleaned that there was at least telephone service at the plant by 1912. It's funny that 50 years later they still want people to wire them!

StudeRich
09-19-2006, 05:10 PM
Bob, 3060 East 44th. St. Los Angeles 58, CA probably 90058 now. I heard it was still standing and in use!
You know when I have time, I otta try finding it on one O those airial-map websites, but right now I gotta take advantage of a "sun break" and get a load of extra lumber into my Transtar 1 ton and down to Home depot. We had extra 2X12's left from building my swing-up staircase up to the parts loft in the pole building.

Talk to ya later, Rich.


quote:Originally posted by Mr.Biggs

Rich, exactly WHERE was that parts depot? Any idea what resides there now?

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe



StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA

StudeRich
09-19-2006, 05:10 PM
Bob, 3060 East 44th. St. Los Angeles 58, CA probably 90058 now. I heard it was still standing and in use!
You know when I have time, I otta try finding it on one O those airial-map websites, but right now I gotta take advantage of a "sun break" and get a load of extra lumber into my Transtar 1 ton and down to Home depot. We had extra 2X12's left from building my swing-up staircase up to the parts loft in the pole building.

Talk to ya later, Rich.


quote:Originally posted by Mr.Biggs

Rich, exactly WHERE was that parts depot? Any idea what resides there now?

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe



StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA

62beater
09-19-2006, 07:22 PM
I used the reverse phone number lookup available at whitepages.com and here are the results:
(574) 289-7111 is a land line based in South Bend, IN
The registered service provider is Ameritech Indiana**.
Detailed listing information is not available

62beater
09-19-2006, 07:22 PM
I used the reverse phone number lookup available at whitepages.com and here are the results:
(574) 289-7111 is a land line based in South Bend, IN
The registered service provider is Ameritech Indiana**.
Detailed listing information is not available

8E45E
09-19-2006, 07:41 PM
[quote]Originally posted by StudeRich

Gary, I find it very interesting how phone calls were NOT incouraged!

One has to keep in mind, a long distance phone call was VERY expensive compared to what it costs today. Imagine being put on hold for 10 minutes while searching out that elusive part!! A call was something like $2.95 in 1964 dollars for the first 3 minutes and then .50 cents a minute therafter. Not to mention, you couldn't call after 6 because no one would be there to answer the phone at Studebaker. The call probably would have cost more than the actual part you were looking for! Today, its around 10 cents a minute regardless where you are calling from; extremely cheap to what was. An exception to the rule~one of the few things that have actually come down in price over the years making it easy to forget calling grandma's house wasn't exactly cheap...

Craig.

8E45E
09-19-2006, 07:41 PM
[quote]Originally posted by StudeRich

Gary, I find it very interesting how phone calls were NOT incouraged!

One has to keep in mind, a long distance phone call was VERY expensive compared to what it costs today. Imagine being put on hold for 10 minutes while searching out that elusive part!! A call was something like $2.95 in 1964 dollars for the first 3 minutes and then .50 cents a minute therafter. Not to mention, you couldn't call after 6 because no one would be there to answer the phone at Studebaker. The call probably would have cost more than the actual part you were looking for! Today, its around 10 cents a minute regardless where you are calling from; extremely cheap to what was. An exception to the rule~one of the few things that have actually come down in price over the years making it easy to forget calling grandma's house wasn't exactly cheap...

Craig.

Dwain G.
09-19-2006, 07:45 PM
Still AT 7-1111 in 1963. Mr. Egbert's ext. was 2532.
Special Long Distance number for President and Staff:AT 9-7125, ext.40
(forgot the url) http://home.comcast.net/~jdwain/phone.jpg
http://home.comcast.net/~jdwain/9GQ2.jpg
Dwain G.

Dwain G.
09-19-2006, 07:45 PM
Still AT 7-1111 in 1963. Mr. Egbert's ext. was 2532.
Special Long Distance number for President and Staff:AT 9-7125, ext.40
(forgot the url) http://home.comcast.net/~jdwain/phone.jpg
http://home.comcast.net/~jdwain/9GQ2.jpg
Dwain G.

8E45E
09-19-2006, 07:57 PM
[quote]Originally posted by Dwain G.

Still AT 7-1111 in 1963. Mr. Egbert's ext. was 2532.
Special Long Distance number for President and Staff:AT 9-7125, ext.40

You got one of those little blue phone books?? I can imagine the torment Ma Bell must have gone through when 'the end' came in December 1963. Keeping mind, at that time, one rented the phones and all the equipment belonged to them, how many months did it take to tear it all out?? There must have been over 100 phones throughout the plant and offices!!

Craig.

8E45E
09-19-2006, 07:57 PM
[quote]Originally posted by Dwain G.

Still AT 7-1111 in 1963. Mr. Egbert's ext. was 2532.
Special Long Distance number for President and Staff:AT 9-7125, ext.40

You got one of those little blue phone books?? I can imagine the torment Ma Bell must have gone through when 'the end' came in December 1963. Keeping mind, at that time, one rented the phones and all the equipment belonged to them, how many months did it take to tear it all out?? There must have been over 100 phones throughout the plant and offices!!

Craig.

Skip Lackie
09-20-2006, 09:42 AM
Checked a bunch of old correspondence and came up with all variations of the AT-9-7111 number, some as 289 prefix, and some with 219 area code. Here are a few others:
Detroit regional office: DIamond 1-7500
Philadelphia Zone office: MUrray 8-5500
Philadelphis parts deopt: MUrray 8-3040
Paxton Products, Santa Monica: 394-2751
Dallas regional office: MElrose 1-4160

Skip Lackie

Skip Lackie
09-20-2006, 09:42 AM
Checked a bunch of old correspondence and came up with all variations of the AT-9-7111 number, some as 289 prefix, and some with 219 area code. Here are a few others:
Detroit regional office: DIamond 1-7500
Philadelphia Zone office: MUrray 8-5500
Philadelphis parts deopt: MUrray 8-3040
Paxton Products, Santa Monica: 394-2751
Dallas regional office: MElrose 1-4160

Skip Lackie

garyash
09-20-2006, 10:26 AM
Now we're cooking! Lots of numbers. Thanks, guys. Now ol' Gus Wilson (Popular Science magazine 1925-1970) can call the factory for help!
http://www.studegarage.com/images/other/gus_stude.jpg

In my Nov. 1964 car parts catalog, I found the cable address as "STUDINT, South Bend" and the Telex number as "S.B. 8741". The 1949-56 truck parts catalog gave the cable address as "STUDEBAKER, SOUTH BEND". I wonder how many dealers invested in Teletype machines versus sending a message by calling Western Union?

And, for you fans of old telephone exchange names, check this site:
http://ourwebhome.com/TENP/TENproject.html

Gary Ash
Dartmouth, Mass. (on the WYman 5 exchange)

garyash
09-20-2006, 10:26 AM
Now we're cooking! Lots of numbers. Thanks, guys. Now ol' Gus Wilson (Popular Science magazine 1925-1970) can call the factory for help!
http://www.studegarage.com/images/other/gus_stude.jpg

In my Nov. 1964 car parts catalog, I found the cable address as "STUDINT, South Bend" and the Telex number as "S.B. 8741". The 1949-56 truck parts catalog gave the cable address as "STUDEBAKER, SOUTH BEND". I wonder how many dealers invested in Teletype machines versus sending a message by calling Western Union?

And, for you fans of old telephone exchange names, check this site:
http://ourwebhome.com/TENP/TENproject.html

Gary Ash
Dartmouth, Mass. (on the WYman 5 exchange)

showbizkid
09-20-2006, 04:09 PM
Interesting thing about the phone company in those days - you leased the phones, yes, but they were in no hurry to get them back. Big buildings gone vacant almost always had their instruments left by Ma Bell until the next resident arrived, which meant lots of them fell into private hands in between [}:)] How could they afford that? Remember, they were The Phone Company!


[img=left]http://members.cox.net/clarknovak/lark.gif[/img=left]

Clark in San Diego
'63 Lark Standard
http://studeblogger.blogspot.com

showbizkid
09-20-2006, 04:09 PM
Interesting thing about the phone company in those days - you leased the phones, yes, but they were in no hurry to get them back. Big buildings gone vacant almost always had their instruments left by Ma Bell until the next resident arrived, which meant lots of them fell into private hands in between [}:)] How could they afford that? Remember, they were The Phone Company!


[img=left]http://members.cox.net/clarknovak/lark.gif[/img=left]

Clark in San Diego
'63 Lark Standard
http://studeblogger.blogspot.com

wagone
09-20-2006, 05:09 PM
Oh my, Gary, Gus Wilson; now that does take me back a few years. Why has the world gone and changed SO much? Can I call the factory for help also? I don't know about the young guys on this forum, but us old farts have to be on a nostalgic trip to get a bang out of these old cars.;);)

wagone and the R2 Avanti

wagone
09-20-2006, 05:09 PM
Oh my, Gary, Gus Wilson; now that does take me back a few years. Why has the world gone and changed SO much? Can I call the factory for help also? I don't know about the young guys on this forum, but us old farts have to be on a nostalgic trip to get a bang out of these old cars.;);)

wagone and the R2 Avanti

BobPalma
09-20-2006, 08:14 PM
quote:Originally posted by garyash

Wow, thanks, Bob! That's just what I wanted. Amazing how this forum can produce even the most arcane information in a short period of time. Your time today was 1 hour, 3 minutes, 5 seconds, by the posting times. Fantastic!

I was working on a little take-off on Gus Wilson and the Model Garage from Popular Science for my next Ocean Bay chapter newsletter edition. Remember him? See http://www.gus-stories.org for some good memories.

[img=left]http://www.studegarage.com/images/gary_ash_m5_sm.jpg[/img=left] Gary Ash
Dartmouth, Mass.
'48 M5
'65 Wagonaire Commander
'63 Wagonaire Standard
web site at http://www.studegarage.com




:)Yep, Gary; I read Gus Wilson as religiously as I did Studebaker Press Releases[:p]. Always a good read; he would surely have been fun to work with in a general automotive shop. [:I] BP

BobPalma
09-20-2006, 08:14 PM
quote:Originally posted by garyash

Wow, thanks, Bob! That's just what I wanted. Amazing how this forum can produce even the most arcane information in a short period of time. Your time today was 1 hour, 3 minutes, 5 seconds, by the posting times. Fantastic!

I was working on a little take-off on Gus Wilson and the Model Garage from Popular Science for my next Ocean Bay chapter newsletter edition. Remember him? See http://www.gus-stories.org for some good memories.

[img=left]http://www.studegarage.com/images/gary_ash_m5_sm.jpg[/img=left] Gary Ash
Dartmouth, Mass.
'48 M5
'65 Wagonaire Commander
'63 Wagonaire Standard
web site at http://www.studegarage.com




:)Yep, Gary; I read Gus Wilson as religiously as I did Studebaker Press Releases[:p]. Always a good read; he would surely have been fun to work with in a general automotive shop. [:I] BP

Blue 15G
09-21-2006, 06:11 AM
I don't think that toll free 800 numbers existed yet when Studebaker was in business. But if they were, Studebaker could have used 1-800-787-8688. That's 1-800-RUSTOUT. [:0][:p];)

Blue 15G
09-21-2006, 06:11 AM
I don't think that toll free 800 numbers existed yet when Studebaker was in business. But if they were, Studebaker could have used 1-800-787-8688. That's 1-800-RUSTOUT. [:0][:p];)

8E45E
09-21-2006, 07:16 AM
[quote]Originally posted by Blue 15G

I don't think that toll free 800 numbers existed yet when Studebaker was in business. But if they were, Studebaker could have used 1-800-787-8688.

That would be the warranty claims, number, right?:D

But as far as long distance calling went, I don't think the DDD network was fully set up in 1963. It would have meant going through an operator in most cases before making the connection. As well, the 1-800 numbers (or INWATS) didn't get its start until the seventies sometime.

Craig.

8E45E
09-21-2006, 07:16 AM
[quote]Originally posted by Blue 15G

I don't think that toll free 800 numbers existed yet when Studebaker was in business. But if they were, Studebaker could have used 1-800-787-8688.

That would be the warranty claims, number, right?:D

But as far as long distance calling went, I don't think the DDD network was fully set up in 1963. It would have meant going through an operator in most cases before making the connection. As well, the 1-800 numbers (or INWATS) didn't get its start until the seventies sometime.

Craig.

8E45E
09-21-2006, 07:20 AM
[quote]Originally posted by showbizkid

Interesting thing about the phone company in those days - you leased the phones, yes, but they were in no hurry to get them back. Big buildings gone vacant almost always had their instruments left by Ma Bell until the next resident arrived, which meant lots of them fell into private hands in between [}:)] How could they afford that? Remember, they were The Phone Company!

Now that I think about it, you are quite right! Ma Bell did leave equipment behind for the next tenant/owner. One thing I do remember is if you did get yourself an extension phone from one of those offices, you always disconnected the bells from the second set to keep from being detected[}:)] (Somthing to do with voltage drop on your line when a call came in).

Craig

8E45E
09-21-2006, 07:20 AM
[quote]Originally posted by showbizkid

Interesting thing about the phone company in those days - you leased the phones, yes, but they were in no hurry to get them back. Big buildings gone vacant almost always had their instruments left by Ma Bell until the next resident arrived, which meant lots of them fell into private hands in between [}:)] How could they afford that? Remember, they were The Phone Company!

Now that I think about it, you are quite right! Ma Bell did leave equipment behind for the next tenant/owner. One thing I do remember is if you did get yourself an extension phone from one of those offices, you always disconnected the bells from the second set to keep from being detected[}:)] (Somthing to do with voltage drop on your line when a call came in).

Craig

danweb
10-03-2006, 02:53 AM
quote:Originally posted by StudeRich

Bob, 3060 East 44th. St. Los Angeles 58, CA probably 90058 now. I heard it was still standing and in use!
You know when I have time, I otta try finding it on one O those airial-map websites, but right now I gotta take advantage of a "sun break" and get a load of extra lumber into my Transtar 1 ton and down to Home depot. We had extra 2X12's left from building my swing-up staircase up to the parts loft in the pole building.

Talk to ya later, Rich.


quote:Originally posted by Mr.Biggs

Rich, exactly WHERE was that parts depot? Any idea what resides there now?

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe



StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA

danweb
10-03-2006, 02:53 AM
quote:Originally posted by StudeRich

Bob, 3060 East 44th. St. Los Angeles 58, CA probably 90058 now. I heard it was still standing and in use!
You know when I have time, I otta try finding it on one O those airial-map websites, but right now I gotta take advantage of a "sun break" and get a load of extra lumber into my Transtar 1 ton and down to Home depot. We had extra 2X12's left from building my swing-up staircase up to the parts loft in the pole building.

Talk to ya later, Rich.


quote:Originally posted by Mr.Biggs

Rich, exactly WHERE was that parts depot? Any idea what resides there now?

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle!!

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe



StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA

danweb
10-03-2006, 02:56 AM
I google earthed the 44th street address and there is still a building standing there. It appears its close to the artist area in la. Just thought I`d let you guys know it somebody hasn`t already.
Dan
[8D]

danweb
10-03-2006, 02:56 AM
I google earthed the 44th street address and there is still a building standing there. It appears its close to the artist area in la. Just thought I`d let you guys know it somebody hasn`t already.
Dan
[8D]

JDP
10-03-2006, 08:48 AM
Here's the building at that address in a L.A. (from Google Earth)




http://stude.com/Stude.jpg

http://stude.com/sig.jpg
Studebaker On The Net
http://stude.com
Studebaker News Group
http://groups.google.com/group/alt.autos.studebaker
Arnold Md.
64 Daytona HT
63 R2 4 speed GT Hawk
63 GT Hawk
63 Avanti R1/AC
63 Avanti R2 (Sold)
63 Daytona HT
63 Lark 2 dr.
62 Lark 2 door
60 Lark convert
60 Hawk
57 Silver Hawk
53 Starliner
51 Commander

JDP
10-03-2006, 08:48 AM
Here's the building at that address in a L.A. (from Google Earth)




http://stude.com/Stude.jpg

http://stude.com/sig.jpg
Studebaker On The Net
http://stude.com
Studebaker News Group
http://groups.google.com/group/alt.autos.studebaker
Arnold Md.
64 Daytona HT
63 R2 4 speed GT Hawk
63 GT Hawk
63 Avanti R1/AC
63 Avanti R2 (Sold)
63 Daytona HT
63 Lark 2 dr.
62 Lark 2 door
60 Lark convert
60 Hawk
57 Silver Hawk
53 Starliner
51 Commander

bradnree
10-03-2006, 12:45 PM
from Kansas the number was 1-stu-deb-aker :D

bradnree
10-03-2006, 12:45 PM
from Kansas the number was 1-stu-deb-aker :D

bradnree
10-03-2006, 12:48 PM
quote:Originally posted by hotwheels63r2

I have a Studebaker ad from 1870. It says 'call' on your dealer!!

BAck then 'call ' was something entirely different than these bell telephones you speak of! You could get your new wagon at the factory, or at 'the new brick shop' It goes on to say 4th St, ST Joeseph, MO

Is that still there[?]

Yes, I'm sure it is and remains as a storeage building....Brad

MIKE
60 Champ TRK
63 R1 Lark
63 Wagonaire
63 R2 GT Hawk
65 Day Sport Sedan

bradnree
10-03-2006, 12:48 PM
quote:Originally posted by hotwheels63r2

I have a Studebaker ad from 1870. It says 'call' on your dealer!!

BAck then 'call ' was something entirely different than these bell telephones you speak of! You could get your new wagon at the factory, or at 'the new brick shop' It goes on to say 4th St, ST Joeseph, MO

Is that still there[?]

Yes, I'm sure it is and remains as a storeage building....Brad

MIKE
60 Champ TRK
63 R1 Lark
63 Wagonaire
63 R2 GT Hawk
65 Day Sport Sedan

Guido
10-23-2006, 08:52 PM
Gary,

There has just been a Studebaker phone book from the early '50's listed on e-Bay. This will get you straight to any department you want to talk to! ;) It is item 200039971760 so there is not a huge URL.
http://i13.ebayimg.com/06/i/08/bb/a8/a6_1.JPG

http://thumb14.webshots.net/t/53/453/1/21/36/2964121360097493054pVJTFL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/57/757/2/88/4/2023288040097493054SEKowB_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/18/19/8/37/21/2050837210097493054IYBJJL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/559/1/43/57/2876143570097493054jKVhDw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/22/22/0/2/68/2589002680097493054ftBuBw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/8/30/30/2075830300097493054aSSlFv_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/459/2/23/86/2067223860097493054YoeGMx_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/5/18/33/2537518330097493054OgEKcN_th.jpg
Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.

Guido
10-23-2006, 08:52 PM
Gary,

There has just been a Studebaker phone book from the early '50's listed on e-Bay. This will get you straight to any department you want to talk to! ;) It is item 200039971760 so there is not a huge URL.
http://i13.ebayimg.com/06/i/08/bb/a8/a6_1.JPG

http://thumb14.webshots.net/t/53/453/1/21/36/2964121360097493054pVJTFL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/57/757/2/88/4/2023288040097493054SEKowB_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/18/19/8/37/21/2050837210097493054IYBJJL_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/559/1/43/57/2876143570097493054jKVhDw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/22/22/0/2/68/2589002680097493054ftBuBw_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/8/30/30/2075830300097493054aSSlFv_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/59/459/2/23/86/2067223860097493054YoeGMx_th.jpghttp://thumb14.webshots.net/t/28/28/5/18/33/2537518330097493054OgEKcN_th.jpg
Guido Salvage - "Where rust is beautiful"

Studebaker horse drawn buggy; 1946 M-16 fire truck; 1948 M-16 grain truck; 1949 2R16A grain truck; 1949 2R17A fire truck; 1950 2R5 pickup; 1952 2R17A grain truck; 1952 Packard 200 4 door; 1955 E-38 grain truck; 1957 3E-40 flatbed; 1961 6E-28 grain truck; 1962 7E-13D 4x4 rack truck; 1962 7E-7 Champ pickup; 1962 GT Hawk 4 speed; 1963 8E-28 flatbed; 1964 Avanti R2 4 speed; 1964 Cruiser and various other "treasures".

Hiding and preserving Studebakers in Richmond, Goochland & Louisa, Va.