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 ===== History ===== ===== History =====
-Right after World War Two (1945) United Manufacturing came to Williamston Michigan to build Mobile Homes. ​ The driving force in bringing the factory to Williamston was Wes Young. They built the plant on the corner of Corvin & West Grand River. The peak of production, UM had about 100 workers and was a great place to work.  Over the years, mostly in the late 50's and  60's, under poor management the factory closed. The building being vacant ​mysteriousl ​burnt down in 1962. The property is now owned by the City of Williamston where it houses the Williamston Police Dept, and other businesses.+Right after World War Two (1945) United Manufacturing came to Williamston Michigan to build Mobile Homes. ​ The driving force in bringing the factory to Williamston was Wes Young. They built the plant on the corner of Corvin & West Grand River. The peak of production, UM had about 100 workers and was a great place to work.  Over the years, mostly in the late 50's and  60's, under poor management the factory closed. The building being vacant ​mysteriously ​burnt down in 1962. The property is now owned by the City of Williamston where it houses the Williamston Police Dept, and other businesses.
  
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 ===== Some owners ===== ===== Some owners =====
-  * **1948 United Sports-Tour - Mark & Rhonda Gelstein** -- RMGelstein@sbcglobal.net. ​ Our trailer is a "work in progress" ​ We are now in the process of stripping the paint down to the aluminum. ​ We have not decided if we'll repaint it or not.  Projects for this winter (2006/07) include rebuilding the front door, finishing varnishing the interior, repainting the appliances and building the back bed/couch.+  * **1948 United Sports-Tour - Mark & Rhonda Gelstein** -- RMGelstein@sbcglobal.net. ​Original ​interior.
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   * 1950 United trailer John Atkinson San Diego Ca pmi2rfq@aol.com   * 1950 United trailer John Atkinson San Diego Ca pmi2rfq@aol.com
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