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It's a long walk along the slowly-moving assembly line at the Oshawa South plant of General Motors; where the vast; linked buildings cover 165 acres. To save time getting from one place to another; workers ride bicycles along controlled pathways. The company experimented first with golf carts but found the bikes more flexible. Open in full size

It's a long walk along the slowly-moving assembly line at the Oshawa South plant of General Motors; where the vast; linked buildings cover 165 acres. To save time getting from one place to another; workers ride bicycles along controlled pathways. The company experimented first with golf carts but found the bikes more flexible.

Picture, 1973, English

It's a long walk along the slowly-moving assembly line at the Oshawa South plant of General Motors; where the vast; linked buildings cover 165 acres. To save time getting from one place to another; workers ride bicycles along controlled pathways. The company experimented first with golf carts but found the bikes more flexible.

Picture, 1973, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Oshawa - General Motors - Assembly Line and Autos

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0107233f