Re: [CR]Early Paramount Cranks


Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2007 19:08:58 -0700 (PDT)
From: Fred Rednor <fred_rednor@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Early Paramount Cranks
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <b27bc5c00708141828t1a3b750erbb9288eb741c0c98@mail.gmail.com>



--- 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:
>
> http://chainedrevolution.com/CS/photos/default/category1053.aspx
>
> Here's a direct link to a large version of the frame building
> area, which
> looks to be mostly women:
>
> http://chainedrevolution.com/CS/photos/default/images/360/original.aspx

Tam,
     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