REPRINTED FROM: Automotive Weekly, Week of January 27, 1993 Framingham - Dick McCabe last year changed his long-standing green colored race cars to yellow and in the 1993 Busch Grand National Series, fans will soon see another major change, as McCabe prepares three 1993 Pontiac Grand Prixs for the upcoming season. McCabe recently announced that the R.H. Long Cadillac-Pontiac-GMC dealership of Framingham will co-sponsor his efforts to repeat as the series champion in 1993. R.H
REPRINTED FROM: 'Chronicle' 2002 (LAG newsletter) The Long Automotive family actually sprang from a sideline business. Richard H. Long, founder of Long Automotive Group, first manufactured bodies for the Franklin Motor Company, then for Bay State. Mr. Long operated two large plants on Fountain Street in Framingham. The bodies Long constructed for Bay State were framed from the highest quality Southern ash and covered in aluminum. Upholstery was of broadcloth. Other accepted
"How's the weather over in London?"
On January 7, 1927, the first official transatlantic telephone call was made when W. S. Gifford, president of the American Telephone & Telegraph Company (AT&T), called Sir Evelyn P. Murray, secretary of the General Post Office of Great Britain, on the new commercial circuit. (Listen Online)
But there is that word 'official'. One day before, a test call was made between two now unknown technicians distinguishable from each other by their
In 1927, during the lovely month of May, Long Cadillac became a reality. Richard H. Long, our founder, was an experienced business owner, local politician, and devoted father. While the family business product may have changed and moved along with the times (shoe soles to tire treads), the family business of quality service has remained constant. In this, our 'archive' of sorts, we will provide a look at some of the history of our company and share some of the family stories