1936 Chevy assembly line: When men were men and machines couldn’t function without them

Reader Greg Gieselman onpassed this link for a video of a 1936 car-assembly line.

He said it “is certainly a history lesson in only a few minutes about where these things we find so important came from years ago.”

Ergonomcs? We don’t need no stinkin’ ergonomics in the 1936 workplace!


1936 Chevy factory in Flint., Mich.

About Mark Maynard

Mark Maynard has been the automotive editor at the San Diego Union-Tribune since 1992.

He drives nearly 200 vehicles a year for review, has attended several high-performance driving schools and a few off-road driving courses.

He attends many new-vehicle press introductions and schmoozes with auto-industry execs.

Mark Maynard