This mid to late thirties Studebaker cab-over truck with art deco styling shows the trend for many future trucks. By putting the cab directly over the engine, valuable space was saved that enabled the truck to carry more cargo. While popular with trucking companies, they were not favorites of truckers in warm climates as the…
Earl Gilmore on the left and an associate pose with a tanker that may have only been used for promotional needs. It is outlined in neon and I wonder if it may have possibly had an on board generator to power the lighting. Maybe one of our readers knows more about this very unique truck?…
Ford Motor Company called the Model T the universal car. It truly was, as it became the subject to every accessory known to man. Here a black radiator T is pumping water to put out a fire with a front mounted pump.
This ad above was for a snow motor attachment for a Fordson tractor which is quite ingenious. You can also watch a movie clip below which shows it in action along with a similar attachment for a Chevrolet automoble which can also be seen in use. Jan, 5 1926
A crowd surrounds this 1906-07 Reo with “Riverside Restaurant” and “Heck’s Ice Cream” emblazoned on the side. From the looks on the faces, it doesn’t seem anyone is too excited over either prospect.
A postcard showing the Fizell Ranch in Hanston, Kansas who used this huge gasoline or kerosene tractor on their acreage. The car appears to be a 1915-1916 Ford.
A Model T Ford chassis with a custom display body for showing off the latest of elect-rical labor savers, the vacuum cleaner. This appears to be a 1915-1916 chassis that has been given an accessory radiator and hood.