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 video Here

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.