Visual Scribe – Photojournalist Geoffrey Hauschild's blog from Youngstown, Ohio.


President Obama @ Lordstown
September 18, 2009, 00:50
Filed under: My Photos, Photojournalism

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9.15.2009 © The Vindicator/Geoffrey Hauschild

President Obama addresses autoworkers and local guests in front of a halted production line of Chevy Colbalts at the Lordstown Auto Plant on Tuesday morning.

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President Obama stops to shake the hand of Seamus McClung, a resident of Canfield, employee of LEAR, and member of Local 1112, after speaking at the Lordstown Auto Plant on Tuesday morning. “I thought he was great,” said McClung, “everyone wants to see it (economic improvement) happen overnight but its gonna take a while.”

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President Obama’s signiture accompanies a Chevy Colbalt, the one millionth from the Lordstown Plant, that rolled off the line shortly before his arrival on Tuesday morning.

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Ohio Congressmen Tim Ryan and Ohio Senator Charlie Wilson have their photograph taken while waiting for President Obama to address an audience at the Lordstown Auto Plant on Tuesday morning.

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President and CEO of GM, Fritz Henderson, mingles with the crowd while waiting for President Obama to address an audience at the Lordstown Auto Plant on Tuesday morning.

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Jody Daldwin, a 54-year-old auto worker from Youngstown, holds his remaining Obama themed shoe  after relinquishing the other to have it signed by the president following his speech at the Lordstown Auto Plant on Tuesday morning.

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The finished product.

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A Chevrolet Cruze signed by President Obama at the Lordstown Auto Plant on Tuesday morning.

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