Autocar Trucks of the 1960s at Work

Autocar Trucks of the 1960s at Work
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Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781583882412
Publisher: Enthusiast Books
Series: At Work
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As we start the 1960s, the current Autocar truck models were well on their way in popularity. White had purchased Autocar in 1953 yet Autocar trucks continued thru to the 1970s as part of the "Big Four" White brands. The Interstate Highway System was being expanded through the country in the '60s, but many roads were still rugged. The cure for many truckers was to buy an Autocar, highly regarded as a rough, tough and sturdy truck. Ron Adams picks out the best in his vast collection of Autocar truck photos, all the hardest working trucks hauling goods across America in the 1960s, one of the most interesting decades in trucking. Not only does Adams provide detailed information about the trucks, he doesn’t  forget the trailers, trucking companies, and hauling configurations seen in the photographs.

The author

Ron Adams is a lifelong big truck enthusiast who has spent many years amassing an archive of vintage truck photos. His books include 100 Years of Semi Trucks, Big Rigs of the 1950s, Big Rigs of the 1960s, Semi Trucks of the 1970s, Semi Trucks of the West, and Mack Trucks. He lives in Lenhartsville, Pennsylvania.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781583882412
Illustrations: 40 color & 90 b-w ill
Size: 10.25 in x 8.5 in x 0.375 in / 260.35 mm x 215.9 mm x 9.525 mm
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