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  • Just closing a factory, for instance, can take up to a year, while moving the massive machinery used to stamp out car-body parts requires special skills.

    Remnants of 'Old GM' to Linger

  • The car-body count dropped dramatically in France toward the end of last week.

    Europe's Time Bomb

  • C.., to be used in removing 8 to 15 feet of material from the phosphate rock at Bull River, S.C. The more prominent features of the machine are the car-body, the water tank, boiler and engine, the A frame (so-called from its slight resemblance to the letter A), the boom, the dipper-handle; and the dipper, drawings of which were shown and described in detail.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 484, April 11, 1885

  • She was standing there waiting for me as I pelted past at a good sixty, and she reached out one girder-strong arm, latched onto the frame of the open window on my side, and swung onto the half-inch trim along the bottom of the car-body like a switchman hooking a freight car.

    Highways in Hiding

  • The open beams had been hand-adzed at Jake Offutt's car-body works, the hinge; were of hand-wrought iron, the wainscot studded with handmade wooden pegs, and at one end of the room was a heraldic and hooded stone fireplace which the club's advertising-pamphlet asserted to be not only larger than any of the fireplaces in European castles but of a draught incomparably more scientific.

    Babbitt

  • The open beams had been hand-adzed at Jake Offutt’s car-body works, the hinge; were of hand-wrought iron, the wainscot studded with handmade wooden pegs, and at one end of the room was a heraldic and hooded stone fireplace which the club’s advertising-pamphlet asserted to be not only larger than any of the fireplaces in European castles but of a draught incomparably more scientific.

    Chapter 5

  • He has owned a car-body repair shop in his village since 2007 having learned this occupation from a friend.

    Kiva Loans

  • I'm trying to tell you how Touring of Milan brought superleggera into the car-body business, and when it went out of business in 1966, its employees went to Lamborghini coachwork specialist Carrozzeria Marazzi.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Jake Offutt’s car-body works, the hinge; were of hand-wrought iron, the wainscot studded with handmade wooden pegs, and at one end of the room was a heraldic and hooded stone fireplace which the club’s advertising-pamphlet asserted to be not only larger than any of the fireplaces in European castles but of a draught incomparably more scientific.

    Babbit

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