By on June 6, 2015

 

IMG_0401

The Packard bridge today.

You may have seen the news that the developer who hopes to renovate the decrepit Packard plant site on Detroit’s east side has covered the factory’s signature bridge over East Grand Blvd in a scrim that reproduces the look of the bridge during the plant’s heyday in the 1930s. I’m sure that you’ve seen dozens of photos of one of Detroit’s more notorious landmarks, but have you ever wondered just why a car factory had a bridge?

That bridge was actually part of Packard’s assembly line.

(Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • NutellaBC: Toyota conveniently forgot that Diesel cars > Hybrid cars. But wait, Toyota was never able to build a...
  • Steve S.: Do you have any opinions that Fox News implant in your brain?
  • Steve S.: Username checks out.
  • danms6: I’ve been a long time reader but decided it was worth logging in to let TTAC know persistent content...
  • mcs: ” they are not ready for prime time, they cost too much,” One company, Tesla, moved 200,000 during...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber