153a was published on the Archives' flickr site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/4327203749/in/set-72157623342132750/.
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Ford Motor Company of Canada Limited, St. Thomas Assembly Plant file
2 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 18 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Two black and white photographs used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published February 17, 1981 with captions:
"A Rousing Occasion- Ford Motor Company workers at Talbotville cheer as the ceremony introducing the two new front wheel drive compact cars begins. Pictured, from the left, in front are, Philip Caldwell, chairman and chief executive officer, Ford Motor Company, Premier William Davis and Bob White, Canadian Director, UAW." (C8 Sh4 B2 F1 153a)
"Rolling Off The Line- Premier William Davis drives the first Ford EXP off the line during ceremonies at the St. Thomas Ford Assembly Plant Monday. The EXP and the Mercury LN7, both front-wheel drive compacts, will be made exclusively at the St. Thomas plant." (C8 Sh4 B2 F1 153b)