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Lilpup
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Post Number: 2130
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 4:19 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

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Dodgemain
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 4:23 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Plymouth near Schaefer. It is currently DCX Jeep and Truck engineering
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Lilpup
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 4:28 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

thanks!
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56packman
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 5:15 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

It was built as the Kelvinator appliance plant, was later the Nash HQ after Nash bought Kelvinator, as Dochemain says, is now Jeep engineering.
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Hornwrecker
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 5:50 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

The front entrance of the Kelvinator Co factory, 14250 Plymouth Rd. Formerly the Electric Refrigeration Co in 1937, then Kelvinatorm, then Nash-Kelvinator, then American Motors. {I think I've got the order right}



Nash Kelvinator


(Message edited by Hornwrecker on May 12, 2007)
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Bob_cosgrove
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 9:21 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

That's American Motors President George Romney walking out the front door with coat over his arm.

Bob Cosgrove
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Jman
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Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2007 - 9:46 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

He's on his way to "The Office". Anyone remember the bar across the street? If you drank there you could call home and honestly say I'm at The Office.

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