The Herald Bulletin

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November 21, 2013

Recalling Anderson's automotive history

Book looks at community's love of the car

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ANDERSON, Ind. —

Mihic said she hopes the book brings back the history of the auto industry in Madison County so people will know what was here.

Mayor Kevin Smith said Anderson was known as a GM powerhouse and is transforming a post-manufacturing dependent economy.

“Do we stay in the past, a comfortable area, dwell on the past,” he said. “Anderson has great opportunities and Indiana is a great state for industry.”

Smith said Anderson’s location along Interstate 69 with its close proximity to Indianapolis and I-465 is a great advantage.

“We’re always in a constant state of change,” he said. “With the right tools in place, people will talk in 50 years about other industries that have located in the community.”

Follow Ken de la Bastide @KendelaBastide on Twitter, or call 640-4863.

 

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