Saturday, March 29, 2008

Hamilton Avenue At Buick

This east view of Buick on Hamilton Avenue shows a very busy place in 1913.

The red arrow shows the placement of Dort's left foot on the wooden rail. The yellow arrow shows the direction the photographer was facing. Link for the large color postcard version.

Front row from left seated are E.J.Copeland purchasing agent-Walter Marr chief engineer-Walter P. Chrysler Buick's works manager-Charles W.Nash President of Buick-R.H. Collins ,story below,sales manager & Floyd Allen assistant secretary-treasurer. Second row shows at left, Edwin S. Lunt assistant sales manager-the short gentleman behind Chrysler is Cady B. Durham factory superintendent. Row three far left is Enos A.DeWaters.

Top left shows the Buick officers in 1911 on the steps of the first office on Hamilton. Top right shows Ruth Nash the daughter of Charles Nash. The lower left shows Walter Marr's experimental tandem two seat"Cycle car" in 1914. The lower right shows Billy Durant and Dallas Dort on the sidewalk probably around 1907.

July 1st 1916.
January 1913.

Trainload Collins. February 1917.

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