I just stumbled across an item of intrigue that's presently for sale on eBay for the whopping buy-it-now price of $499. And it's not just any ol' auction item: This vintage photo, which comes on a 38"-by-58" "ready-to-hang stretched canvas," pulls in via the fine folks at the Ford Motor Company, which is making available a seldom-seen look at its assembly line that used to operate on East Grand.
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For those unfamiliar with its storied past, in 1925 Ford opened the assembly plant that shuttered in '70 before becoming a sprawling storage facility. Cars that rolled off the line came with a sticker that read, "Built in Texas by Texans," a phrase that made its bow, more or less, at the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition at Fair Park. Here's a nice look at the plant, and that slogan, in '56. You're welcome, Dad.