Old Photo- Chain drive express truck

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Herb Iffrig
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Old Photo- Chain drive express truck

Post by Herb Iffrig » Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:18 am

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Re: Old Photo- Chain drive express truck

Post by perry kete » Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:43 am

Great picture. If that is the "express delivery" I wouldn't want to wait for their standard delivery.
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Re: Old Photo- Chain drive express truck

Post by John Codman » Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:11 pm

I wonder if it's a Sterling? There were still a few much later Sterling chain drive trucks around when I was a kid in the early '50s. I remember talking to one Sterling driver who said that the Sterling was the best "pit truck" ever because the differential was bolted to the frame up high, so there was nothing to get hung up in loose dirt or mud. You could hear the chain noise a quarter of a mile away.

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Re: Old Photo- Chain drive express truck

Post by HornsRus » Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:33 pm

not smith not gramm bros.charley


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Re: Old Photo- Chain drive express truck

Post by 46woodduck » Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:13 pm

Looks like it could haul a long load if it had enough torque to get it moving.
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Re: Old Photo- Chain drive express truck

Post by Dallas Landers » Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:16 pm

I bet they didnt haul glass ware! :lol:


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Re: Old Photo- Chain drive express truck

Post by Burger in Spokane » Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:35 pm

... or nitroglycerin.
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