Disaster Strikes: The Beecher Tornado, 1953

Published September 21, 2018 in Warp & Woof Disaster Strikes: The Beecher Tornado, 1953 We Move to Flint in Its Wake The Flint Series, Chapter 2 William Sundwick F5 tornadoes are rare in Michigan. The most destructive category of storm on the Fujita Scale hit Flint in 1953, one of the ten worst on recordContinue reading “Disaster Strikes: The Beecher Tornado, 1953”

What We Drove, and Why

Published October 18, 2017 in Warp & Woof  What We Drove, and Why One Family’s Car Culture, GM Style – 1950-1970 (Sundwick Automotive Photo Library, Part IV) William Sundwick We were not a typical family, even for Dearborn or Flint. Dad was a committed General Motors “lifer” – a salaried engineer, destined by the endContinue reading “What We Drove, and Why”