• 1946 Kaiser and 1946 Frazer

    The Kaiser, and the Frazer, were both designed by Howard Darrin, for Shipbuilder Henry J. Kaiser and Joe Frazer, of Graham-Paige automobile fame.

    1946 Kaiser and Frazer
    1946 Kaiser and Frazer
  • 1946 Kaiser Frazer Assembly Line
    1946 Kaiser Frazer Assembly
    1946 Kaiser Frazer Assembly
  • Kaiser Willow Run Plant

    Liberty Transport ships were built for WWII at the Willow Run plant.

    Kaiser Willow Run Plant
    Kaiser Willow Run Plant

    1946 Kaiser Frazer Assembly
    1946 Kaiser Frazer Assembly
  • 1946 Kaiser Frazer Magazine Ad
    1946 Kaiser Frazer Ad
    1946 Kaiser Frazer Ad
  • 1946 Frazer Tractor and Rototillers
    1946 Frazer Tractor
    1946 Frazer Tractor

    1946 Kaiser Frazer Rototillers
    Kaiser Frazer Rototillers
  • 1946 Kaiser Bus
    1946 Kaiser Bus
    1946 Kaiser Bus

    The Kaiser Bus was a contract job between Kaiser and the Santa Fe Railroad. The 60-foot Kaiser built coach was constructed of a magnesium-aluminum alloy. The bus was powered by a 275 hp supercharged 6-cylinder Cummins diesel engine mounted beneath the floor of the forward section, and carried an air-conditioning unit under the floor in the rear section. There was also 378 cubic feet of cargo space under the floor. The bus was built in 1946 at Kaiserís Permanente Metals Corporation plant near Los Altos, California.

  • 1946 Kaiser Bus Footage

    This silent footage shows the Kaiser bus in action. The Bus could carry 63 passengers, while the average bus carried 37. The Kaiser was put into service for Santa Fe Trailways in 1946, and was used through the early 1950's.

  • Automobile Innovation After WWII Clip

    This theatrical film was produced to show all the innovation of the auto industry after the war. The clip ends with a flying car idea.