Thursday, January 17, 2008

Flint to Detroit Buick

This is the first Flint built Buick that Walter Marr the chief engineer for Buick drove to Detroit and back to show the reliability of the vehicle for James H. Whiting the manager of the Flint Wagon Works. His passenger was the son of David Dunbar Buick-Thomas D. Buick. This photo taken at east first street near the corner at Saginaw st. downtown Flint Michigan July 12th, 1904. This view is facing east down first st. First Buick announced.   "The probable date of completion for the first Flint built Buick would be the week of May 28th - June 4th 1904".  Click the story below for the 1905 &1906 original.

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