The End of the Line Tour

On November 19, 2009, the 50th anniversary of the day Ford discontinued the Edsel, Edsel fans gathered at the Louisville Assembly Plant where 2/3 of all Edsels were built. Below are some media reports and videos of the activities.

Louisville station Fox 41 report on the Edsel 50th Anniversary. Play their story here:

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The Louisville Courier-Journal did a story which no longer appears online, but you can see their video HERE.

KRLD News Radio 1080 in Dallas did a phone interview and put together a segment for their "Other Side of the News" feature. I don't know where he got the idea I was the President of an Edsel Club, but you can hear it HERE.


On November 18, 2009 a lunch was held at the UAW 862 Hall and several former autoworkers were present who helped build Edsels in 1957-1959.



Then on November 19, 2009 Edsel fans were treated to a tour of the Louisville Assembly Plant, the birthplace of many Edsels. The highlight of the tour was the placing of 3 Edsels, representing each model year, onto the assembly line for the first time in 50 years.




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