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Mack Trucks Unveils New Historical Exhibit

Mack Trucks Unveils New Historical Exhibit

The Mack Trucks Historical Museum unveiled an all-new exhibit: “Keeping America Clean: The Evolution of the Waste Industry.” The exhibit features three antique Mack trucks.

June 20, 2019

Ford Trucks Through the Years

Ford Trucks Through the Years

Ford is celebrating 100 years of trucks on July 26, 2017. The date marks the centennial of the first Ford truck, the Model TT, offered to the public. Read more here. Photos courtesy of Ford.

July 26, 2017

USPS Honors Work Trucks with Stamps

USPS Honors Work Trucks with Stamps

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has announced it is honoring four iconic American work trucks. The four stamps feature illustrations of a 1938 International Harvester D-2, a 1953 Chevrolet pickup, a 1948 Ford F-1, and a 1965 Ford F-100. Photos: USPS

January 14, 2016

Historic International Work Trucks

Historic International Work Trucks

For more than 100 years International trucks have been a part of a the U.S. landscape. The following photos from Patrick Foster's recent book International Harvester Trucks:The Complete History give a glimpse of the International Harvester brand's early use as work trucks. Photos: Patrick Foster/Motor Books 

January 6, 2016

Time Capsule: 1920 International Model H

Time Capsule: 1920 International Model H

As this photo shows, work trucks in the early part of the 20th century emphasized functionality over comfort, leaving drivers such as the one shown here literally out in the cold.

December 30, 2015

Time Capsule: 1916 International Model MA with Curtain Side Body
Ram Looks Back at Trucks of the Past

Ram Looks Back at Trucks of the Past

During its recent heavy hauling event, Ram gave members of the media the opportunity to to drive its entire array of commercial products. But, Ram also had some of its classic Dodge trucks on hand, which shows how far the brand has come both from a styling and driving perspective. Journalists had the opporutnity to get behind the wheel of four of the classic trucks to see how far truck technology has come since the 1940s and 1960s. Photos: Chris Wolski

October 29, 2015

The Evolution of Chevrolet Pickups

The Evolution of Chevrolet Pickups

During its media launch of the 2016 Colorado medium- and Silverado full-size pickup trucks, Chevrolet also gave a glimpse of the beginnings of the brand with examples of earlier trucks. Photos: Chris Wolski

October 1, 2015

History of Ford Work Trucks in Pictures

History of Ford Work Trucks in Pictures

In honor of the 2015 Labor Day Holiday, Ford provided a visual timeline of how its F-Series trucks have been at work since the 1930s. Read the full story here. Photos courtesy of Ford.

September 10, 2015

Time Capsule: Circa 1950s Tel-E-lect International Truck
Time Capsule: Circa 1950s Milk Trucks

Time Capsule: Circa 1950s Milk Trucks

If there's ever been a quintessential work truck in the history of commercial vehicles, it's probably the milk truck. As these trucks from the 1950s show, the milk truck was also a relatively sophisticated vehicle for its time.

March 13, 2015

Time Capsule: Chain Driven Upfit Circa 1930s

Time Capsule: Chain Driven Upfit Circa 1930s

Before the development of hydraulics, chain-driven mechanisms were the upfitting norm as this photo from the 1930s demonstrates. While it may not be as efficient as the modern technology, the evidence shows that it still got the job done.

December 18, 2014

Time Capsule: Circa 1940 Tow Truck

Time Capsule: Circa 1940 Tow Truck

Tow trucks are a ubiquitous part of the vehicle landscape, but this Harry H. Knaack Motors truck from around1940 must have made an impression.

December 11, 2014

Time Capsule: 1956 Ford 600 Fuel Truck

Time Capsule: 1956 Ford 600 Fuel Truck

Today's fuel trucks are a marvel of engineering, and they were no less so more than half-a-century ago as this 1956 Blufire Oil Co. truck upfitted by the Auto Truck Group attests.

November 25, 2014

Time Capsule: 1920s Edwin F. Daniels & Co. Truck Auto Car
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