By John Martin Smith
Auburn: The vintage urban finds those tales and lots more and plenty extra approximately this big-impact urban with the small-town consider. as soon as referred to as "Little Detroit," Auburn featured prominently within the motor vehicle period, generating 24 diverse makes of automobiles sooner than 1937, a background now preserved in its world-class museums. This lush transportation background additionally earned town the identify "Home of the Classics." Featured listed below are highlights from this time in addition to such stories because the raid at the police division by means of John Dillinger's gang. Readers trip along the chronic those that reworked this neighborhood into the DeKalb County seat the place the tree-lined streets, historical flats, and lovely urban parks belie the city's illustrious culture of and innovation. In Auburn: The vintage urban, greater than a hundred never-before-published images accompany the crafty narrative.
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Auburn: The Classic City (Making of America) by John Martin Smith