: Lustron delivery truck loaded with the prefabricated pieces to build a Lustron house, ca. 1948-1950. Lustron homes were prefabricated, single family homes constructed of porcelain steel. They were manufactured in Columbus, Ohio in a former aircraft plant. They were advertised to be rodent-proof, rust-proof, lightning-proof and fire-proof. The homes were designed to be maintenance-free and cost about $7,000. View on Ohio Memory.
: AL02764 Subjects
: Franklin County (Ohio); Prefabricated houses; Ohio Economy--Economy--Business Places
: Lustron delivery truck