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End of the line. The last Pontiac 6000 made by General Motors of Canada at its Oshawa plant is driven off the line yesterday by TomYoung; 61; who will retire in August. A total of 1;541;882 Pontiac and other so-called A-cars have been made in Oshawa since 1982. Almost 5;900 workers will be laid off for five months before production of a new Chevrolet sedan begins. The new family of cars is code-named W or GM-10 cars. Open in full size

End of the line. The last Pontiac 6000 made by General Motors of Canada at its Oshawa plant is driven off the line yesterday by TomYoung; 61; who will retire in August. A total of 1;541;882 Pontiac and other so-called A-cars have been made in Oshawa since 1982. Almost 5;900 workers will be laid off for five months before production of a new Chevrolet sedan begins. The new family of cars is code-named W or GM-10 cars.

Picture, 1988, English

End of the line. The last Pontiac 6000 made by General Motors of Canada at its Oshawa plant is driven off the line yesterday by TomYoung; 61; who will retire in August. A total of 1;541;882 Pontiac and other so-called A-cars have been made in Oshawa since 1982. Almost 5;900 workers will be laid off for five months before production of a new Chevrolet sedan begins. The new family of cars is code-named W or GM-10 cars.

Picture, 1988, 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_0107259f