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Photo: Unloading DeSotos


Bob Chaparro
 

Small photo from the Wisconsin History website:

https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Image/IM12630

Caption: "Four men posing with the first shipment of new 1946 DeSoto automobiles as they come off a train onto a loading dock for Stadium Garage, 1501 Monroe Street, Plymouth and DeSoto Sales and Service."

Taken in 1946.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


Tim O'Connor
 

That web site collection is a nice find Bob! Many interesting photos there

for example https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Image/IM7191

Tim O'


On 6/7/2019 1:38 PM, Bob Chaparro via Groups.Io wrote:

Small photo from the Wisconsin History website:

https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Image/IM12630

Caption: "Four men posing with the first shipment of new 1946 DeSoto automobiles as they come off a train onto a loading dock for Stadium Garage, 1501 Monroe Street, Plymouth and DeSoto Sales and Service."

Taken in 1946.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA



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Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts


rwitt_2000
 

The railroad would have been the IC; its Freeport IL to Madison WI line.

According to Google maps the car dealership building still stands.

Bob Witt