Re: [CR]Early Paramount Cranks

(Example: Component Manufacturers)

Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2007 19:08:58 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Fred Rednor" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Early Paramount Cranks
In-Reply-To: <>

--- Tam Pham wrote:

> I've uploaded some photos on to my site of the Schwinn
> factory operations
> from 1945. The album can be viewed here:
> Here's a direct link to a large version of the frame building
> area, which
> looks to be mostly women:

     I wish I could remember just where it was published, but many years ago I read an interview with the elder Mr. Schwinn, in which he stated that he felt women were better brazers than men. If I recall correctly, his explanation was that they had a more delicate touch with the torch.
      Fred Rednor - Arlington, Virginia, USA