Howell Area Archives Digital Archive

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  • HCDL-gn-Teeple-N042_u.jpg

    This photograph was included in the Photographic Supplement of the "Howell Bicentennial History",  ppp. 310-11, and was captioned, "the first fleet of trucks sold in Howell.  Sold by Glenn Slayton to Ford Johnson to start his trucking firm, about 1935".

    The names of the persons in the photograph are unknown.  The "Mabell Shop" is a storefront also, with the mill in the background.
  • HCDL-ngp-T004-03-0018_u.jpg

    This is a photograph of an automobile display at Howell Nash Sales & Service, 920 East Grand River Avenue, Howell, Michigan,  09-24-1949.
  • HCDL-ngp-T004-03-0001_u.jpg

    This is a photograph of Don Main Motor Sales, Cadillac, 2321 East Grand River Avenue, at Golf Club Road, 1986.
  • HCDL-ngp-S004-02-0027_u.jpg

    Photographs of the new McFarlane Hudd Motor Sales building at 861 East Grand River Avenue, Howell, Michigan, 1946.   

    William Hudd and Charles McFarlane launched  this business in December 1946.  Kaiser Frazer Corporation automobiles were sold.  Kaiser Frazer Corporation was an independent carmaker with a factory in Willow Run, Ypsilanti, Michigan.  It ceased operations in 1954.

    Hudd and McFarlane also planned to sell Frazer farm implements and Kaiser Fleet Wing appliances.  This building housed the  Chevrolet Garage and a Deli later.
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