Chevrolet Assembly Plant / Chevrolet Factory, Oakland, California 1

“First Unit Chevrolet Automobile Plant" 2

The Chevrolet Assembly Plant here (aka the "Chevrolet Factory") was a large auto assembly plant where the Eastmont Mall/Eastmont Town Center now sits. It was in operation from 1916 until 1963; by the time the factory closed, it was producing 55 cars an hour. 1


Chevrolet plant assembly line, circa 1957

Links and References

  1. Oakland's Neighborhoods by Erika Mailman
  2. Found: Earliest photo of Chevrolet’s Oakland plant? Hemmings Daily