Arc welders assembling body of DeSoto automobile
View of two arc welders assembling body of DeSoto car on factory floor. Label on back: "Airflow born in flash weld. Airflow De Soto bodies are born in a giant flash weld jig or fixture, where the rear and front-end assemblies are put together to form an integral unit. This picture shows tow arc welders at work on minor assembly operations in the flash weld fixture. Note the mask worn by the worker inside the body. From: Press Bureau, J. Stirling Getchell, Inc., New Center Bldg., Detroit." Handwritten on back: "Factory scene."
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- Automobile factories
- DeSoto automobile
- Welders (Persons)
- Electric welding
- Photographic prints
- 1 photographic print ; 10 x 8 in.
- National Automotive History Collection
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