This postcard from my own collection is dated 1910. You can super enlarge just about any photo on this blog for viewing small details. The way this is done is a little different depending on which browser is used.
Looking west up Kearsley street at the former Flint Wagon Works.
This is the announcement for construction of Chevrolet’s new engine plant which was called #4. This plant has an interesting history during the 1937 Sit-Down strike in Flint. “Man I hated working there”.
Taken at the Sloan Museum in Flint, Michigan showing the old Flint Wagon Works and original Buick factory on west Kearsley Street. This view is facing east towards downtown Flint. Taken from the opposite bank of the Flint River.
From the Sloan Museum in Flint. This is showing construction of factory #4 engine plant in 1916. This was the worst place I ever worked. This view is facing west towards Wilcox Street (now Chevrolet Avenue).
I took this photo at the Sloan Museum in Flint,Michigan. Chevy factory #4 engine plant after completion. That is the old Buick #1 on Kearsley in the left background. You are facing east from Wilcox Street (now Chevrolet Avenue).
This is the postcard made from the photo shown below. That is the original Buick plant in the background. The factory in the foreground would become part of Chevrolet factory #4.
West Kearsley street showing the old Flint Wagon Works is now Chevrolet. This is 1920. On the left behind the tree is the original Buick Engine Works.
Chevy #4 during construction. This view is facing west.
The first section of the new Mason Motor plant ( future factory #4 at Chevy) showing the original Buick plant in the distance at the left. This view is facing east.
This view is facing south east over the Chevy complex in 1920. The arrow points to the original Buick factory on Kearsley street, factory #4 is to the west of this factory. The Flint river is running through the middle of the photo. The street in the foreground was then known as Wilcox street later changed to Chevrolet Ave. Link for more history.