[News Script: General Motors] Part: 1 of 6
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GENERAL MOTORS 1-1-1
The sprawling general motors plant at Arlington,
which has turned out almost 6-hundred thousand
oars since it began operations in 1954, throws
its doors open to the public for a two-day open
MED. CU SIGN
Visitors can walk more than a mile if they take
the entire tour. Some thirty thousand persons
are expected to tourlant by the time the
open house ends at 7:30 tomorrow night. Doors open
at 11:30 in the morning.
MED. WORKMEN AFTER PEOPLE
Assembly of the body begins with the floor pan.
It is bolted onto a special fixture. Side panels,
e top, brought inlater,).
rand other parts are then joined
by electric welding machines to forni a single unit.
Work on the other parts of the body go on elsewhere
along the nine miles of conveyer belts in the plant.
Metal surfaces are hand-finished to a mirror
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: General Motors], item, December 12, 1961; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc976143/m1/1/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.