9781583883006

Semi Trucks of the 1960s

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  • ISBN13:

    9781583883006

  • ISBN10:

    1583883002

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/18/2012
  • Publisher: Enthusiast Books
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Summary

This book follows on the heels of Semi-Trucks of the 1950s. As the '50s saw new and improved models after the starved war years, the Sixties was the decade for expansion, not only for truck manufacturers with a huge selection of models, but also for the trucking companies themselves with more places to haul. Construction of the Interstate highway system helped pave the way for faster and smoother service, helping reshape the American landscape faster than ever seen before. The mergers and buyouts of other trucking companies buying eastern haulers, changed the system of operation from coast-to-coast. Gear up for this outstanding selection of 1960s semi-truck photos by Ron Adams. Captions include detailed information about the trucks, trailers, and hauling configurations of a wide range of makers including Mack, Brockway, Autocar, Diamond T, Diamond Reo, Ford, White-Freightliner, GMC, International, Kenworth, and Peterbilt.

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