Studebaker Pines Still Standing!

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Back in 1937, when Studebaker was still going strong (and 85 years old at the time, going back to their wagon-building days), the company planted 5,000 pine trees at their proving grounds outside South Bend, Indiana. 41 years after the final Stude- a Cruiser- rolled off the assembly line, the trees' message is still visible from space. [Google Maps]

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Mr. Martin you've outdone yourself this time- the coolest item of the day. There appears to be off road testing as well. You can still see the original track on the inside of the loop with a very cracked surface.I could study this image for hours. Oops, back to work.