General Motors Factory One - Birthplace of GM


One hundred and thirty-one years ago, on the banks of the Flint River, William Crapo “Billy” Durant and his partner Josiah Dallas Dort opened the Flint Road Cart Company in downtown Flint, Mich., to build horse-drawn carriages. No one could have known they were creating the birthplace of what would become General Motors.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/05/02/general-motors-factory-one