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1937 Ford 73

1937 Ford Pickup Truck finished in green with black fenders.
Jun 07, 2023 Ford’s commercial vehicles of this era lagged several years behind contemporary styling trends and were notably spartan in appointments While Ford sourced many components in-house, its truck cabs were produced by Budd Manufacturing Company, an innovator of all-steel body construction This truck features Ford’s diminutive 60-horsepower V8 Read More →

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1949 Studebaker 2R-5

This 1949 2R-5 Pickup Truck is finished in blue with a white bumper and red rims on the tires. On the side of the truck is "Midland Engineering Co. South Bend, IN" finished in yellow lettering.
Apr 04, 2023 This 1949 Studebaker 2R-5 was a part of the 2R series  Studebaker debuted its new 2R-Series truck line in mid-1948 to much fanfare The 2R’s styling was penned by Studebaker designer Robert Bourke, who later designed the 1953 Studebaker Starliner hardtop The 2R was offered in a wide variety of models from the standard pickup to heavy duty Read More →

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1967 International Scout 800

International Scout Truck finished in gold. A rather square bodied truck.
Dec 19, 2022 The International Scout was designed as an economical compact utility pickup for both rural and urban users Although the market for four-wheel drive recreational vehicles was limited at this time, the Scout was a success and pointed the way towards today’s SUVs and cross-over vehicles The Scout debuted in 1961 and remained in production Read More →

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1929 Ford Model A

1929 Ford Model A Panel Van
Nov 04, 2022 The Model A debuted in 1927 and was a long overdue replacement for the venerable and ubiquitous Model T Although simple in construction, the Model A was a great improvement in performance and operation over the Model T Because of the Model A’s low price, it became a staple of rural life in the United States into the late 1940s It was not Read More →

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1941 Studebaker Coupe-Delivery

1941 Coupe-delivery Studebaker in Blue with Pale blue accents.
Feb 28, 2022 Studebaker offered the Coupe-Delivery version of the Champion beginning with that model’s 1939 debut A small pickup box was substituted for the Champion’s trunk lid to create a quarter-ton pickup truck Aside from the pickup box, the Coupe Delivery was identical to a Champion Coupe - no heavy-duty or “truck specific” equipment was used Read More →

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1911 Ann Arbor Convertible Touring

1911 Ann Arbor
Dec 10, 2021 In the early 1900s, hundreds of Midwest communities were home to startup automobile manufacturers and Ann Arbor, Michigan, was no exception The Huron River Manufacturing Co of Ann Arbor believed that rural Americans needed a dual-purpose vehicle to transport the family to church on Sunday and bring products to market on Monday The Ann Read More →

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1937 Studebaker Coupe Express

Coupe Express
Jul 06, 2021 Studebaker’s Coupe Express foreshadowed the passenger car based trucks of the late 1950’s It was based on the Studebaker Dictator, sharing its chassis and many body components with that model  The Coupe Express was produced from 1937-1939, and was updated each year to reflect the latest Studebaker passenger car designs It never sold in Read More →

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Keep on Truckin’: The American Pickup Truck

Keep on Truckin
Mar 17, 2021 The pickup truck is a true American icon, embodying versatility, ruggedness, and dependability It traces its roots to horse drawn farm wagons and delivery vehicles and has evolved into the motor age’s workhorse Early pickup trucks were often modified passenger cars with makeshift beds replacing the body’s rear section The Ford Motor Read More →

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