|This is how Dominion Motors looked in the 1940's - Photo|
Courtesy of Jerry McKenzie.
I detect a hot rod in this close-up from the above photos!!
Later, his sons Guido and Alfred operated two separate dealerships, one in Port Arthur, Ontario and one in Fort William, Ontario until Guido’s death in 1968.
|This is how Dominion Motors looked in the 1950's - Photo Courtesy of Jerry McKenzie.|
In 1970, Alfred amalgamated the two dealerships and moved the entire operation to May Street in Thunder Bay South, the same year that the City of Thunder Bay was established by the amalgamation of the two cities previously mentioned.
Always a familiar sight at the Stock Car Races at the CLE was
the Dominion Motors tow truck.
Here's the Dominion tow truck again
rescuing Prokosh and Zatti!
In 1980 John purchased the business. Looking toward the future in 1988, John built a new dealership at its present location on Copper Crescent. After thirty one years as a General Motors dealer, John remains in an advisory capacity today. Present owner and manager, Tyler Dolcetti, George’s great grandson proudly carries on his family’s legacy into a fourth generation.
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