AVIATION: Bell's Biggest

The citizens of Atlanta have watched for months the building of one of the biggest things that man has ever made: Bell Aircraft's Marietta Aircraft Assembly Plant, which rivals and may even exceed Ford's famed but fumbling Willow Run.

Last week, though its final tooling up was still months away, the vast, flat topped, windowless Marietta building stood about complete. Designed and constructed by slick Lawrence Wood ("Chip") Robert Jr., work began eleven months ago under the watchful eye of Army engineers. The ultimate in aircraft plants, the new factory will use thousands...

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