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Manufacturing Automobile Frames

Manufacturing Automobile Frames | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Workers at the A.O. Smith Corporation in Milwaukee assembling frames for Cadillac automobiles. In 1902 Arthur O. Smith, son of the company's founder, produced the first pressed steel automobile frame in the nation. In 1920 the company constructed an automobile frame plant, the only such plant of its kind, which was capable of producing 10,000 auto frames per day.
DESCRIPTION
Workers at the A.O. Smith Corporation in Milwaukee assembling frames for Cadillac automobiles. In 1902 Arthur O. Smith, son of the company's founder, produced the first pressed steel automobile frame in the nation. In 1920 the company constructed an automobile frame plant, the only such plant of its kind, which was capable of producing 10,000 auto frames per day.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:4153
Creation Date: 1954
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Photographs, 1954-1955
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 364
Original Dimensions:8 x 10
SUBJECTS
Work clothes
Factories
Automobile industry and trade
Blue collar workers
Transportation

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