Two Era’s Meeting Face To Face

This postcard shows the Paterson block from Harrison and Third st facing west.
This is Paterson’s factory which produced automobiles from 1908 to 1923. Paterson automobile speeding ticket 1904.
This is the intersection of Saginaw and Third street facing east. Saint Pauls episcopal Church is in the center. I wired the P.A. system inside this church once to play the Moody Blues. This was also the location of Charles Stewart Mott’s funeral service in 1973. On the left is part of the Paterson block of buildings which included his factory.William Paterson forged the cross on the steeple of the church.The enlarged section below shows the past meeting the present at that time. “That is a Buick”. the enlarged photo can be found at KLR Rider


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