Wayne Hamilton, of Raymond, is pictured fixing his Honda OSX car in his garage, with a radio quietly babbling in the background. Hamilton has had Honda in his life since 1979, when he got a job as a boiler operator and engineer. As one of the original employees of Honda, he he saw the original car assembly rise from the ground-up.
(Journal-Tribune photo by Jacob Runnels)
Forty years ago, the Honda Motor Company decided to build a motorcycle plant in Marysville, and later America’s first Japanese car assembly facility.
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