Take A Look Back At Cleveland’s Era Of Automobile Manufacturing Through These 11 Photos

Detroit may be Motor City, but Cleveland has an identity that is intertwined with the automotive industry. Cleveland played a huge role in leading the nation to embrace the era of automobiles, thanks largely to the ingenuity of local residents. To this day, icons like the Guardians of Traffic remind us of our tie to the early automotive history… and, fortunately, much of this is also preserved in local museums like the Cleveland History Center. Though the Cleveland automotive industry may have taken on its own personality today, pictures preserve just how this explosive industry impacted the region in previous years. Check it out:

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The Cleveland automotive industry has changed significantly over the years, but it remains a fascinating aspect of our identity as a community. From providing jobs to revolutionizing how we go about our daily lives, the automotive industry in Cleveland is a tale that grows more fascinating with time.

Did you or a family member work at a local car factory or service center back in the day? Share your thoughts in the comments below!