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    Quote Originally Posted by Ralphxyz View Post
    I wonder if loading bananas is still done by hand? I know the reason they were not done with crates and cranes was because the bruised so easily.

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    They use trolleys on the plantations to get them to the washing & packing house where they get boxed & palletized.

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    Ford Motor Company assembly line workers. 1913.

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    ....and fire extinguishers for everyone! Wonder how long that realization took.
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    Model Ts or As ?

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    Model T with what looks like an electric starter...

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    hmmm, transmission looks like a Model A

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    the fenders hanging look to be T fenders. but Im not sure about the date of 1913....possiably not even ford....I dont see any blue ovals

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    Model As being assembled, the photo is dated wrong A was built 1928-1931 give or take a few months on each end.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mechanic217 View Post
    Model As being assembled, the photo is dated wrong A was built 1928-1931 give or take a few months on each end.
    defiantly not a Model T transmission and the bodies in the far end of the photo suggest later A's as well the roundness almost suggests the 32 Brookville bodies for the model B except the smaller more rectangle rear windows are more 29 or 30
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    There is a radiator grille hanging upside down near the back that definitely looks like a 31.

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