Chevrolet Assembly Plant 1
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Oakland's Chevrolet Assembly Plant (aka the "Chevrolet Factory" or "Oakland Assembly") was a large auto assembly plant where the Eastmont Mall/Eastmont Town Center now sits. It was the first automobile factory on the West Coast, and operated from 1916 until 1963. At the time the factory closed, it was producing 55 cars an hour. 1

Chevrolet plant assembly line, circa 1957

“First Unit Chevrolet Automobile Plant" 2
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Links and References

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