0018 - Packard; the company, the car, the story

The story of the Packard motor company that once was a world-class exporter of the finest cars money transitioning to a powerhouse manufacturer of war-winning engines in WWII to a sad ending in the 1950s.

Our podcast appears on the same page as the written story along with a large photo gallery.

Show Notes

There were a few things mentioned on the podcast including the Pan Pacific Auditorium in LA. Tony also mentioned a video on YouTube of some people pushing a dump truck out the window of the Packard factory in Detroit. Here it is.


Tony Barthel

Tony Barthel has been writing articles and blogs since 1996 with reviews of new cars, stories about old cars and the people who love them and finding the best car shows around for the Curbside car show calendar. He is also author of a book on event planning and public speaker on business and tourism marketing plus a YouTube creator of travel videos. Tony loves RVing and is the co-publisher of the StressLess Camping blog.