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Cass Tech High School (old) - Old photos

Students work on engines in a Cass Tech shop class.

Cass students in one of the school's gyms.

Students work in the Cass Tech foundry about 1940.

The Cass Tech auditorium in 1930.

Cass Tech's band practices on the auditorium stage.

Cass Tech, on the left, was connected via a bridge to the High School of Commerce, right, which had served as the previous home of Cass Tech.

The bridge can be seen at far left.

The High School of Commerce - a former home of Cass Tech High - is demolished in August 1964 to make way for Interstate 75. Cass Tech stands behind it.