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Guys and Dolls: 1942

By Jeffrey Buck Chrysler has not called Auburn Hills home for ever. A spring day in Highland Park at the plant. Take a look at the photograph entitled “Guys and Dolls: 1942“: Spring 1942. “Detroit, Michigan. Girls coming out of the Highland … Continue reading

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Royal Oak to get next ‘Woodward Tribute’

By Jeffrey Buck If you’ve driven up or down Woodward chances are you’ve seen them but just weren’t sure what they were called. The two 30 ft., solar powered, glass and concrete pillars in Ferndale and Pontiac, will be joined … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Ford Factory: 1916

By Jeffrey Buck It was a different time in 1916. It’s quite apparent that work attire has come a long way with workers. One today, with no knowledge of history, would think everyone was white collar workers. Casual clothing wasn’t much of … Continue reading

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Quotables – Henry Ford

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” – HENRY FORD

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Shorpy Saturday – The New Chrysler: 1942

By Jeffrey Buck Chrysler hit a home run this past Super Bowl with their two minute spot that told the story of Detroit and its auto industry. The commercial starring Eminem and the Chrysler 200 was buzzing on the World … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Ferndale, Michigan 1928

By Jeffrey Buck Today’s photograph takes us just west of the highly visited intersection of Woodward and Nine Mile Road in the heart of downtown Ferndale. Times have definitely changed since 1928, but after going through a rough patch Ferndale has reinvented … Continue reading

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Free Stuff Friday

That’s right, The Woodward Spine is giving away prizes to several lucky individuals. To become eligible, simply sign up for an email subscription to the blog by clicking the “Sign me up!” button on the right-hand side of our home … Continue reading

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