John's "Old TRUCK"Pictures
from 1910 to 1979

 
 

This Old Truck page is now divided into 3 section.
This one being the "Old Truck" page
and the links below will take you to the other 2 sections

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Truck are almost as old as the automobile. Once man discovered the automobile he found that it could also be used to move material from one place to another.
The first known truck was built in 1896 by the German automotive pioneer Gottlieb Daimler. 
It didn't take long before American manufactures were converting their cars into trucks. The Model T being one 
of the most famous with it's Model TT. Other manufactures of the automobile also discovered this market. 
There were also a number of independent truck manufactures both large and small.
On this web page I tried to show as many of these as possible.

 
I would like to invite any one that has a favorite Truck of this period to 
E mail me a copy.

Before we begin with the old truck I want to show you an old truck
that played a large roll in the outcome of WW II.
And since I am a Canadian I take great pride in Canada's war effort


This is the 500,000th military vehicle It was manufactured by
General Motors of Canada at it's Oshawa Ontario plant. It was a Chevrolet CMP (Canadian Military Pattern truck)
King George said Canada Provided it's Navy, it's Men and 500,000
Trucks without them we would have lost the War
Here is R S McLaughlin doing the Lug nuts on this truck built only in Canada for the WW2 allies but the German Army loved to capture 
them because of their traction in anything.

 

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This picture was submitted by Len Trudel from New Zealand
The picture was found at his mother's house and marked
Grampa's Truck. It was at first thought to be a 1930 Hudson but we have since determined that it is something different.
I was wondering if any of my visitors know what this truck is

 
Pickup Trucks from 1940 to 1969 this a few before and after and after
 Those Wonderful 
Pickup Trucks

Some of these antique trucks can also be called CLASSY truck
The 1932 Indiana, 1993 DR or the 1946 Chevrolet COE for example
or how about this 1981 Ford "Harley-Davidson"
Now that is CLASSY


1981 Ford "Harley-Davidson"
This truck is owned by Mark Taylor, Centerville NB
It was truck was seen at the "Fox Mountain Varity Music Festvial", Fox Mountain 
Nova Scotia, Aug 30, 2014

 
These paictures were submitted by Dave Lockard. He is the curator for the 1918 
Packard Army truck and a group of people restored it.  The truck resides at his home. They restored it for the Citizen's Motor Car Company, a non-profit museum in Dayton Ohio. The other two Packard trucks he owns personally and reside in the same building.
1918 Packard Army truck  Click here for the complete story on this truck
 
1920 Packard 1 1/2 ton stake body truck
 
1919 Packard 2 1/2 ton ex-Connecticut fire truck minus body, mechanically restored only
1934 Sentinel DG4 (Shrewburry)
This picture was taken and submitted by Jim Parker
1945 Studebaker US6 6x6
The Studebaker US6 (M16A) is a class of 2.5-ton trucks manufactured by Studebaker during World War II, produced in the United States from 19411945 and in the Soviet Union beginning in 1942.
This truck is owned by Leigh Sheilds, Maffra, Victoria, Australia

Now let's have a look at the other old trucks on the site


International Tanker (Year unknown)
This picture was taken in the Tatamagouche Nova Scotia area on Sept 3, 2012

 
Massey F. Jones submitted the next series pictures. They are on display at
Calgary's Heritage Park in Gasoline Alley. Some of the cars and trucks on display are 
in driveable condition, all of them are Canadian, such as Federal trucks and I think also Diamond T. Heritage Park has the largest collection of automotive signs and pumps in Canada, if not North America
1922 White 5 Ton Tanker Model 45
1933 Diamond T Brewery Truck
1935 Diamond T Tow Truck Model 211-AD Deluxe
1924 International Truck
This truck was found rusting away on a farm and has not yet been 
restored to its original beauty
1915 Cadillac Tow Truck
1915 Cadillac Tow Truck
1918 Maxwell Tanker
1941 Chevrolet Tow Truck Model TKH

 
This 1928 Model AA Ford Dump Truck is owned by Dennis J. Roitt
He had the following to say about his Model AA Ford.

"In 1928 it would have been sold by Ford as a Chassis, and the buyer would procure a body.  This dump body and hoist are by Gar Wood Mfg. Mr Wood invented the hydraulic hoist and made a small fortune producing them back when coal deliveries were the 
norm.  I built this truck from scratch by salvaging three partial trucks, starting back in 1976.  It does haul, and I've hauled over 4,000 pounds of sand several times."

1928 Model AA Ford Dump Truck
1928 Model AA Ford Dump Truck

 
1916 GMC 1 1/2 Ton GMC Model 16 Cab
This truck has the original drive train, crankshaft and kerosene head lights 
The truck is owned by John Pierce, Brighton, Ontario, Canada
1951 Chevrolet 2 ton Coors's Beer Truck
This truck is owned by Dan Sanderson
1951 Chevrolet 2 ton Coors's Beer Truck
This truck is owned by Dan Sanderson
1954 GMC 2 Ton Stake Body
This picture was taken in the Freeport Maine area in 2007
1938 Fargo 1 1/2 Ton Flat Bed
This truck is owned by Ernie Miles, Bishopville, N.S. This picture was taken in Sept, 2010
The following pictures of a 1913 Madel TT Ford Chain Drive truck were taken and submitted by Don Wilson, Tucson, Az. The truck is at a local Ace Hardware store in Tucson, Az. the ownerof the store has it on display in his paint dept. & is the owner of
the truck.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Available Truck Company Chicago
Greg Hayden submitted the following story and pictures of an Available Truck.
Production for this truck was started in 1912 in Chicago and supplied the local market with trucks.
The company was started by John Rath and  established the same site as that occupied by the plant of the John Rath Cooperage Company. Production reached 150 trucks per year.
The truck described below was a 1932 and sold in Chicago to a moving company.
Now Greg's words on this truck.
"I saw this truck at a local museum in 2006 and took a bunch of digital pictures. Stuck in the bottom of the windshield
was this picture: ABdone-1024.jpg. So I looked in the phone book and found one Ed Fontane listed so I called. No answer. Off and on for weeks I called this number different times of the day and evening with the
phone never picked up.
But then one evening he did pick up and Ed and I had a nice phone conversation. Ed is the guy who found this derelict truck and restored it to its former glory.
The reason he was not answering his phone was he had just come home after 90 days in the hospital. Ed said he very nearly lost his legs and had a triple heart bypass, among other things.
Anyway, Ed said the new in 1932 Available truck was sold in Chicago to a moving company. At some unspecified point the owner got in trouble with some Chicago bent nose boys, and, in the middle of the night packed up his family in that truck and snuck outta Chicago. He went as far away as he could, Chula Vista, CA; where he opened Chula Vista Transfer.
Continuing his night work said owner made many trips across the Mexican Border, carrying stuff both ways. There came an unspecified time when said owner got in trouble with a US Government agency, and, in fleeing them, abandoned the truck in a Valley Center, CA field. Where it sat for ten years. Where Ed Fontane found it.
Ed told me that the son of that ex-Chicago mover lives here in Vista, but he cannot recall his name or number. 
The longer we spoke the more animated Ed became. He started firing off things. Like Jack Blackburn of Carlsbad Cabinet did the cab @ a cost of $5,000. That a company that advertised in the hot rod magazines - www.egge.com - rebuilt the engine, $3,500. That Doug, the owner of Dragmaster in Carlsbad, rebuilt the aluminum radiator for $1,800. That National City Brakes, did the brakes, and the master cylinder alone cost $190. 
That the carb was just one solid mass of metal, more sculpture than carb, but he sent it to an Arizona company, that completely rebuilt it for $150.00. Take rebuilt carb out of box, put on truck, start engine. That easy. 
That the brass headlights are gas lamps circa 1918 or 1919 and came off a Brush? Automobile. That the other headlights are circa 1932 off a
Packard car. There was not enough left of the original headlights to use them.
    The truck had sat in that field ten years, was the target of numerous individuals with firearms, and was riddled with bullet holes. Then it rained. When he and some friends went to rescue that truck, they eventually had to leave and go get some baling wire and stuff, since, every time they tugged on something, it came off. They had to tie that whole truck together before they could slide it onto a trailer.
Then Ed recalled that he had video taped the whole restoration. Every shop it was in, he taped folks working on the truck. Ed told me that he gave the whole portfolio to his son, and would have to contact him to get that stuff. Ed also said that his ex-wife has a copy of that video.
Ed promised to see what he can do, and phone me back. Ed speaks with what I perceive to be a New Jersey accent, and peppers his speech with colorful New Joisey expressions.
Armed with this information I put up a post on a site called smokstak.com where a Montana member pointed me at aths.org, where I put up a post and I have these replies:
"Greg I have a book that says they were built from 1910 until 1957, and only built a total of about 2500 trucks. Most were sold to Chicago area customers, and the company was taken over by Crane Carriers Corporation Tulsa Oklahoma.
Shifty Availables were pretty much custom built at the factory in Chicago, Illinois. Extremely rare, they were powered by everything from small Continental gas engines up to Hall-Scott gas engines, and likely even some diesels toward the end of their production years. Several of the "coffee table" truck pictorial books (those by Neils Janssen come to mind) have photos and small historical sketches of the Available Truck.
John McLellan
The only thing I've got that lists Availables in the 28-32 period is a fan belt catalog. It doesn't show anything for 28 or 29 (I would assume because of low production?) but shows 28 different models for 30, 31 and 32, all starting with a "T" , a "W" or an "X"(T10 thru T50, sometimes with letters after number, W200 and 300 and X300) About half have the engine used listed; if more definite info doesn't show up, and it's a 30 to 32 with a model number, Good luck. Clueless
Don't know if this info has been posted before, but that that Available of earlier posts probably has a 6BM    3-5/8 x 4-1/4, 263 ci, 5.7 comp, 86 hp @ 2800, 210 T @ 1000. Interesting that both Waukesha & Hercules engines of that pre-war period have displacement breaks that are almost identical. Park Olson"
I wrote to the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, providing the information I have here, who replied that 
they had nothing on Available trucks. But suggested I write to the Chicago Public Library, they provided a name and address, as they had a better Chicago history than they did; but I never heard back from them.
Subsequently I lost all the pictures I took at that museum to a hard drive failure so the attached contact sheets are all I have left.
AB&W-1-1024.jpg that is Ed Fontane right there with a friends "tool truck". The Available restoration base was another of Ed's friends, who owned a now defunct vehicle salvage yard.
AB&W-2-1024.jpg taking aluminum body off. There were too many holes and tears in it to deal with so it was duplicated with new aluminum material reusing original sturdy steel rear and side doors and frames.
ABdone-1024.jpg Done. Ed was an entrepreneur who liked imaginatively starting businesses from scratch and getting them going good then selling them before starting something new. 
Ed said he would come home evenings and move local people for a small percentage that pros wanted. Ed drove and helped move furniture but the folks moving had to round up a bunch of folks to help load and unload-"couple cases of cold beer works wonders".
Ed would only move those who were moving within where he lived, 25,000 population Carlsbad. Then he sold that business including the truck to an established local moving company that used it for advertising and parades. Who subsequently donated it to this museum, when the building they were storing it in needed to be destroyed, to make way for a new freeway exit. 
Avail0-1024.jpg  I took this picture September 24, 2006, when I took the additional pictures on the following contact sheets:"

Greg Hayden
Vista, CA, USA

 Ed was an entrepreneur who liked imaginatively starting businesses from scratch and getting them going good then selling them before starting something new. 
 
 Ed Fontane right there with a friends "tool truck". The Available restoration base was another of Ed's friends, who owned a now defunct vehicle salvage yard.
 
Taking aluminum body off. There were too many holes and tears in it to deal with 
so it was duplicated with new aluminum material reusing original sturdy steel rear
and side doors and frames.

 
 
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1911 Buick Truck
1911 Buick Truck
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1911 Buick Truck
1911 Buick Truck
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1911 Buick Truck
1911 Buick Truck
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1911 Buick Truck
1911 Buick Truck
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1911 Buick Truck
1911 Buick Truck
1911 IHC Auto Wagon Model  A
1911 International Harvester
1911 IHC Auto Wagon Model A
1912 International Harvester
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1912 United Truck
1912 United Truck
These pictures were submitted by Patrick Van Coppenolle,
Belgium. The truck is a bit of a mystery and neither Pactric
or myself can find any information on it.
If anyone knows anything about the United truck it would
be nice if you could pass it on to me. 
 
1912 United Truck
1912 United Truck
Joaquim Duarte from Portugal submitted the following  pictures 
to help with the United Truck puzzle.
1919 United Truck
1919 United Truck
1919 United Truck
Literature is being offer for sale on eBay by AUTOLIT
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1912 United Truck
1915 International F-31 Truck
This picture was submitted by Frans Vanbaelen, Mol 
(Belgium). The truck belongs to a friend of his.
 
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1915 International Trucks belonging to a
Omaha Trucking Firm
1919 Nash Model 3018 two ton truck
This picture was submitted by Max Latimer, Cuba IL, USA This picture was submitted by Ken Kafka of Pierce Colo.
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1919 Chenard & Walcker B10
 
This is an European Truck and the picture was taken by
and submitted by Frans Vanbaelen, Mol (Belgium)
This is a French truck and is owned by Ton Heylen, a
Belgian collector of old cars and tractors
 
   
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 1920 Packard 7 Ton Truck
 1920 Packard 7 Ton Truck
These picture was submitted by James T Parsons,
Portland Oregon, USA. The truck belongs to a
friend of his and he is planning on selling it.
It supposedly is the only 1920 7 Ton Packard left.
 
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1920 Packard 7 Ton Truck
1920 Packard 7 Ton Truck
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1920 Packard 7 Ton Truck
1920's Mack Model AC Bulldog Truck
The truck has been sold and it shown as it leaves
Portland Oregon on the first step of it's journey to 
it's new home in Australia..
This picture was submitted by James Parsons
He found this truck in  Morton Washington.
"You can see it is fixed up with modern tires and wheels,
but still has the old Mack engine and looks as though
it is still used as a water wagon."
 1920 Ford Model TT Truck 
 1920 Ford Model TT Truck 
   
 1920 Ford Model TT Truck
 1920 Ford Model TT Truck 
   
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1921 IH Truck
1921 IH Truck
   
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This 1921 IH truck is owned by Mark Meisner and his father,
Cypress, Texas. They are in the process of rebuilding it. 
The engine is origional and is now rebuilt and runs.
The truck  was in Amareta, Oklahoma used as a lumber truck.
1921 IH Truck
 
   
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1921 IH Truck
1921 IH Truck
   
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1921 IH Truck
 
   
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1923 Dodge Truck
1923 Dodge Truck
These pictures were taken by Paul Black, Tampa FL.
The truck was on display at the local local grocery store,
Snyder's of Hanover, PA 
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1923 Dodge Truck
1923 Dodge Truck
1925 Mack Truck
1925 Mack Truck
This picture was submitted by Eric Gordon, Daytona
Beach, FL. It was taken at the Daytona Speedway, 
Daytona Beach, FL. Nov. 27, 2008
 
1927 Chev
1928 Studebaker Rack Side Flatbed Truck
This picture was submitted by
 Darryl Daniels Salisbury North Australia
 
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1929 Chevrolet Pickup Gamle Flong
This picture was submitted by David L. Howard.
The picture was taken by relatives who were from
Denmark while on a trip Canada and the US. This
person is interested in dating the picture and learning
where it may have been taken. 
 
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1929 Dodge Brothers Tow Truck
1929 Dodge Brothers Tow Truck
These pictures were submitted by John Murphy
The truck came from New Jersey and now lives in Oregon. It was completly taken down to frame and rebuilt and only 4 bolts were broken doing that. It has a Manley crane in the back and from investigation it was found that it started life as a delivery panel and was reconfigured late 1929 as a depression era tow truck. It has hydrolic brakes and a big 6 like the touring cars had with only the upper cylinder walls water cooled and an updraft carburetor. When it was repainted they tried to copy the patina of the truck when we got it. You will notice that the spokes on the wheels are steel.
 
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1929 Dodge Brothers Tow Truck
1929 Dodge Brothers Tow Truck
   
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1930 Ford Model AA
1930 Ford Model AA
Popeye, a 1930 Ford Model AA was originally a gasoline
truck, then a fruit and vegetable vender (central California
area). The truck is now an advertising vehicle for the
Coronado Brewing Company and Tent City Restaurant in Coronado, California, active in numerous  parades and
car shows in the area.
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Mid 1930s International
1930 International A5 3Ton
This picture was submitted by by Anthony J. Selvaggio,
Pointe Dairy Services, Inc. Troy, MI 
This picture was submitted by John Whalen, Gainesville,
Georgia and shows his Grandfather, Josiah William Appleton jr.
who was a  Master Mechanic and ran the Emerson Shoe 
Company in Brockton Massachusetts.
Here is another neat picture of him with the company truck and display in 1930. You might find it amusing. He's in the Tuxedo.
He worked there his entire life and lived directly , next door , uphill from the company. The photo title should be Emerson
Shoe and is slightly visible thru the crowd . His son 
(my Uncle ) is the shortest boy holding golf clubs. 
The truck was in a parade thru Brockton in 1930 .
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Roger Describes his truck.
"My truck is a 1931 Chevy 1 1/2 ton Dually commercial
truck (157" wheel base). I am only preserving it as I 
have no intention of painting it. It has taken 79 years to
get it to look this good. Just a little back ground for you, 
these pictures. 
They where taken the day I found it, the box you see is a 
12 foot grain box as this was a working truck in the prairies. 
It runs and drives beautifully, it features the 194 cubic inch
Chevy six engine  (original to this truck). The engine block
in this truck was cast in 1929 and has overhead valve
technology that ordinary did not come out with until many 
years later. When I went to bring it home all we had to do
was put a new battery in it and fresh gas, it started right up
and I drove it onto the flat deck and brought it home.
I do have some original newspaper advertisements from
1931 for this particular truck.
1931 Chevy 1 1/2 Ton Dually Commercial 
Truck 157 inch Wheel Base
This truck is owned by Roger Munn, British Columbia Canada
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1931 Chevy 1 1/2 Ton Dually Commercial 
Truck 157 inch Wheel Base
1931 Chevy 1 1/2 Ton Dually Commercial 
Truck 157 inch Wheel Base
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Roger submitted this latest picture of his truck and had the following to say about it.
"I thought I would send you a current picture that was 
taken 4 years later from when I found it. There have been
many hours put into it since I brought it home but you will
have to look closely to see any of the work.
1931 Chevy 1 1/2 Ton Dually Commercial 
Truck 157 inch Wheel Base
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1931 Dodge Brothers 1 1/2 Ton Panel Truck
1931 Dodge Brothers 1 1/2 Ton Panel Truck
This truck is owned by Rick L Delaire, Burlington, 
Vermont and is apparently it is one of only nine left.
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1932 Ford 1 Ton Truck
 1932 Ford 1 Ton Truck
These pictures were submitted by Gilbert Wright
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1932 Ford School Bus
1932 Indiana 93 DR
This picture was taken and submitted by a friend from 
Tampa, FL It was taken at  Heritage Village,
St. Petersburg, FL Oct 2006
 1933 International Model A-2
1933 GMC Flat Bed
This truck is owned by
Dietrich Gerber of South Africa
This truck is owned by Teri & John Donohue,
Graham, Washington, USA. This truck is all original
and only has 30,000 miles on it
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1933 Bedford Wrecker (English Chevrolet) 
with a Manley Wrecking crane
1933 Bedford Wrecker (English Chevrolet) 
with a Manley Wrecking crane
This truck is owned by John Sergeant
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1934 Ford BB Dump Truck
1934 Ford BB Dump Truck
This truck is owned by Walt Fitzgerald.
Walt had the following to say about his truck.
"Truck is a '34BB dump with a Gar Wood. Hydraulic 
lift and body. Ford used various mechanical dump bodies 
prior to '34 and switched exclusively to the Gar Wood 
hydraulic, in '34. Truck lacks correct '34 radiator and
hood side trim so front end is '33. 
The proper grill is very hard to find. I like the cleaner 
look of the '33 front end but of course it is not correct. 
Engine is a later flathead, stroked 289, dual point crab claw distributor, Holly four barrel which works well in pushing
its weight through its "flat land" rear which was an option
for '34. This combination gets you and the load there
in a hurry. But beware of those mechanical brakes."
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1935 International with a 1927 Manley Crane
1936 White Truck
This truck is owned by Steve Height, Matamoras, Pa
The picture was taken at the 2009 Baltimore 
Tow Show and won 1st place in the Vintage Class
This picture was submitted by James T Parsons, 
Portland Oregon, USA
1936 Dodge Dump Truck
 
These pictures were submitted by Paul Black, Tampa, FL
They were taken at a car show in Lakeland, FL
back on Oct. 18th
 
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1936 Dodge Dump Truck
1936 Chevrolet 3 Ton Truck
  This picture was submitted by Fanus Strydom,
Vanderbijlpark, South Africa.
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1936 Chevrolet School Bus
1936 Chevrolet School Bus
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1939 Canadian Military Pattern Truck
1939 Ford 1 Ton Dually
More information on this truck can be found at
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_Military_Pattern_truck
1940 Chevy Stake Body
1940 Chevy Stake Body Interior
   
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1940 Chevy Stake Body Interior
1940 Chevy Stake Body Interior
   
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1940 Chevy Stake Body
1940 Chevy Stake Body
   
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1940 Chevy Stake Body
1940 Chevy Stake Body
   
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This truck is owed by Al, Casco, ME USA 
and is a work in progress.
The pictures were submitted by Susan Casco and she had the following to say about the truck that they call "Ben" "Benny is one of those "thumbs-up" rides. Al and Benny don't go far.
Home Depot is the preferred destination.  Even when the snow 
is up to the running boards, Benny will go.  Benny is now 4-wd.
 It's a '94 Jeep suspension -- tranny and transfer case were changed too.
My favorite feature is the crank-out windshield. 
Yes, Benny is a work in progress.  I would really like a wiper on my side and some tunes would be nice too."
1940 Chevy Stake Body
 
   
 
1940 Ford 1 Ton Wrecker
 
 
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 1941 Chevrolet 2 Ton Truck
 1941 Chevrolet 2 Ton Truck
These pictures were submitted by Jean-Philippe Chlous
Sr.Director Human Resources, Del Monte
International GmbH South Africa
 
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 1941 Chevrolet 2 Ton Truck
 1941 Chevrolet 2 Ton Truck
   
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1946 Studebaker M16-52 1 1/2 Ton Tilt Grain Bed Truck
 1946 Dodge Flat Bed Truck
This truck is owned by Scott Grainger, Mesa, AZ   
 
1946 Studebaker M16-52 1 1/2 Ton Tilt Grain Bed Truck
 
   
1946 Dodge 2 Ton Tractor
1946 Dodge 2 Ton Tractor
 
1946 Dodge 2 Ton Tractor
1946 Dodge 2 Ton Tractor
This truck is owned by Jim Belway of Ontario Canada
He had the following to say about his truck.
" This truck used to be a lumber and feed truck from Athens Ontario and I found for sale on the side of the road pretty much dead and ready for the scrap heat. After 12 years of fun this is
how it looks. My wife named it "Altlas" and bought me the decal just ahead of the door."
 
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1946 Chevrolet COE (Canadian Built)
1947 Dodge COE (Cab Over Engine)
This truck is owned by Greg Garson, Sylvan Lake, AB,
Canada The truck is almost complete except for some work to 
the Tires, hood chrome, headliner and deck.
 This picture was submitted by Karl Bartels, Haslett Mi.
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1947 Plymouth
1947 Plymouth
This truck is owned by Bob Taylor and was taken at the Tatamagouche Labor Day Parade 2011
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1947 Dodge Truck
This picture was submitted by by Anthony J. Selvaggio,
Pointe Dairy Services, Inc. Troy, MI 
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1947 Studebaker M16 Truck
1947 Studebaker M16 Truck
This picture was submitted by Thomas R. Anderson II, 
St. Clair, Michigan. He came across the Studebaker truck in
Port Huron, Michigan 
1948 GMC Stake Body
(Armor Transport Moncton NB Canada)
1948 GMC Stake Body
(Armor Transport Moncton NB Canada)
1948 GMC Stake Body 
(Armor Transport Moncton NB Canada)
1948 GMC Stake Body
(Armor Transport Moncton NB Canada)
 
1948 GMC Stake Body
(Armor Transport Moncton NB Canada)
 
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1948 Dodge Power Wagon 4x4 1 Ton
 1948 Dodge Delivery Truck
This picture was submitted by Tom Beckham, Myrtle Beach, SC
He bought the truck from the City of Myrtle Beach in 1965 but sold it to a friend a few yeas later.
1948 Reo
1948 Reo
1948 Reo
1948 Reo
1949 Dodge 1 1/2 Ton Dually
1949 Dodge 1 1/2 Ton Dually
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1949 Dodge 1 1/2 Ton Dually
1950 Ford F6
This truck is owned by Angel w Castillo, Puerto Rico, USA
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 1952 Ford F-7
 1954 Chevrolet Truck Brochure
This truck is owned by Cecil E Polan, Gerrardstown, WV
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1954 Chevrolet 4100 with a dump bed
1 1/2 ton trucks (14,000 GVW)
1954 Chevrolet Truck Brochure
 This truck is owned by Landre Eagleton, Cypress, TX
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1955 GMC 250 Stake Body
1955 International Harvester Pug Nose Cab Over
This picture was submitted by James Parsons.
He found the truck in Yakima, Washington, USA.
Anyone want a challenge??
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1955 Freightliner
1955 Freightliner
This picture was submitted by James T Parsons,Portland Oregon, USA, undergoing restoration at Sloan's in Portland Oregon near where the truck was made.
The bus in the background is a Flexible
 
 
1955 GMC 1 Ton Panel

 

 
1956 Ford C-500
1956 Ford C-500
These 56 Ford pictures were submitted by Paul Black, 
Tampa, Florida 
 
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1958 Ford F350 Stake Body
1958 Ford F350 Stake Body
   
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This truck is owned by Charles Shrewsbury, Fishersville, VA 
It was by Blackburn Ford, Beckley,WV for a local Building Supply. It has 42,000 original miles, V8, 292HD, 
4 spd on the floor.
1958 Ford F350 Stake Body
 
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1959 Dodge D 300 One-ton
 This truck is owned by Chris Hanes of Hanes Engineering and was submitted Fergus King, New Zealand
It is powered by a 6V92 Detroit with a 15 speed Roadranger
and is in daily use carting steel
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1960 Chevrolet COE Tilt Cab
1960 Chevrolet COE Tilt Cab
This truck was found on the streets of Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada May 23, 2012 It appeared to be in daily use  
1950 Mack
1950 Mack
1950 Mack
1950 Mack Interior

 
 
The Brockway
How many of us had heard of the Brockway truck. I know I hadn't until 
Anthony Masone introduced me to it. The Brockway Motor Company was
located in Cortland, New York from 1912 to 1977. It produced custom heavy-duty trucks. it started business as the Brockway Carriage Works in 1875 by William Brockway. The company was purchased by Mack Trucks Inc. in August 1956 and remained a division of Mack until its
closing in June 1977.
Each year at Cortland NY hundreds gather for the Brockway Truck Show
This past August 2010 saw the 11th annual show.
Anthony Masone submitted the following pictures which 
he took at the show. Anthony had his own 1970 Brockway N358T with a six-cylinder Cummins engine and a five speed transmission in the show which had 137 entries.
For more information visit their site at www.brockwaytrucks.org/

 
Early 1900's Brockway Doctors Buggy
1914 Broackway
1914 Brockway Model G Serial Number 105
1914 Brockway
1914 Brockway
Early 1920's Brockway
1914 Brockway Model G 
1912 Brockway
1925 Broackway Chemicial Truck
1970 Brockway N358t with a Six-Cylinder Cummins
Engine and a Five Speed Transmission
1925 Broackway Chemicial Truck
 1955 Brockway 155W
 1976 Brockway N758T 
This truck is owned by George Morehouse,  Middle Granville NY
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1955 Brockway 155W
1955 Brockway 155W Interior
These pictures were submitted by Clement Nadeau, St Jacques de Leeds  Qc. He submitted it so that I could confirm the year and model of the same truck shown above this picture.
They were taken taken May  31  2012 at the ATHS truck show in West Springfield MASS.
 Model and year unknown
 Model and year unknown
 Model and year unknown
 Model and year unknown
 Model and year unknown
 Model and year unknown
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 71 Brockway model 360 powered by a 903 Cummins
V8 diesel, with a  13 speed Roadranger transmission, 
and SQHD Rockwell rear axles
71 Brockway model 360 powered by a 903 Cummins
V8 diesel, with a  13 speed Roadranger transmission, 
and SQHD Rockwell rear axles
This truck is owned by Stan Augustine, Horseheads, NY
He has owed the truck for about one year and plan on a 
total restoration
 
1976 Brockway N760TL
This truck is owned by Clarence Ritchie of Middle Granville NY

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