Autocar - Worlds Finest


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By ken ochenkowski - 10 Years Ago
Ok. You got me to post. It's not that i was't going to. Baseball caps, fire trucks, and vending machines are all in fun. I would be proud to own any of them. I do have the school bus. I now have a lot of good friends because of this hobby and Eddy you are at the top. I still like you no matter what you drive.:
By VTMACK - 10 Years Ago
I've had alotta Mack camel backs and they are the only way to go when you have to go back in the woods and on the highway. Easy to rebush when needed too, do it yourself no need to pay a spring shop. JMHO
By VTMACK - 10 Years Ago
Yep Aug 4th. Thanks for the free ad Jim !!
By VTMACK - 9 Years Ago
Hi Jim, Harold is here in this resort with us, I'll have to show him that picture.
By VTMACK - 9 Years Ago
Hi Jim, Harold is here in this resort with us, I'll have to show him that picture.
By VTMACK - 9 Years Ago
Interesting story on this A-Car. The man that owns it fills it with water then goes out and fills the stock tanks to water his livestock!! Pretty good idea, gets to play with an old truck and gets to put it to good use at the same time!!!
By jhancock - 10 Years Ago
Good looking equpment!

When I was growing up, the Meservey Bros. had 4 big Autocar dump trucks doing various projects on Cape Cod. Memory says they were orange and black. Rugged beasts!

Sadly, no pictures.

Jim
By jhancock - 10 Years Ago
Jeeeesh.....thanks, Eddy for throwing Mack guys under the bus with "but the Mack guys were good sports".

We work so hard at "not playing well with others".

I don't know...
By jhancock - 10 Years Ago
On Hendrickson? You will have to keep a load in the body all the time. Ready the kidney belt!
By jhancock - 10 Years Ago
I hear you Rob.

There are plenty of days where a camelback is not a cushy ride....not even close.

Years ago talked to a fellow in Vineland, NJ that swore that Chalmers suspension was the only way to go with a dump truck.

Jim
By jhancock - 10 Years Ago
Nice picture Doug. Thanks for sharing!

Another thing to like about Autocar and other brands that used it is the Driver's Cab that was developed. Very nice cab in my opinion.

Jim
By jhancock - 10 Years Ago
A couple pictures of an Autocar mixer at work. Yes it was cold that day! The mix was heading into the basement through a small side window.

Jim

By jhancock - 3 days ago

All great photos and trucks!

Really like the Acme beer rig.
By jhancock - 2 days ago
The Rodgers van trailer is an interesting piece!
By jhancock - 2 days ago
Brocky (12/1/2022)
I am Surprised at the number set up with West Coast configuration. Was thinking Autocar was an eastern competitor of Brockway.


Probably had a couple good dealers on the left coast pushing the product effectively. 

Nothing better than the Autocar Driver's Cab!


By jhancock - Yesterday
Great pictures!  Thanks for posting Shifty.
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With Velvet Ride.
By jhancock - 3 Months Ago

Never had Velvet Ride but my understanding is you want the truck to be loaded BOTH ways.
By jhancock - Last Year

Great looking tractor getting the once over.

Not many lightweight AU-7064T models were produced.

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Power supplied by a Cummins 262 followed by a 5 main transmission and a 4 speed Brownie.  Not totally sure on the year but that is how it was listed by the auction house.

Seen today at the antique truck auction in New Hampshire.  Sold for $10,500.
By jhancock - Last Year
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That is a nice Autocar pulling that train!
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By jhancock - Last Year

A cold snowy day to be taken delivery of some concrete.  Picture from 1980 or so.

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By jhancock - Last Year

1939 Autocar U-50.

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1978 Autocar with a Holmes 750 wrecker.

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Send the hook.

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Looks good Joe!
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By jhancock - 7 Years Ago
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1972 Autocar DC 10364B tractor
By jhancock - 6 Years Ago
chocko (12/3/2016)
I saw what looked like Al Tocci's red Autocar on a flatbed going North on I-81 near Scranton.Penna. this past summer. Did he sell it and anyone know who bought it ? Pretty sure it was his as it is hard to mistake it for another.


Only guessing Joe, but it may have been going to Tackaberry's in Canada.
By jhancock - 2 Years Ago
This Autocar conventional gave everything it had.
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By jhancock - 2 Years Ago
Three Autocar trucks by the side of the road.  Clicked the pictures last year.

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By jhancock - 2 Years Ago
As seen on You Tube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zijv84DOwWQ
By jhancock - 2 Years Ago

Autocar outfitted with a potato harvest body.

Picture from a couple years ago in western Mass.


By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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1953 Autocar DC 10364 with a Rex mixer shown at Bellows Falls, VT 2013.
By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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Autocar 9364B tractor
By jhancock - 8 Years Ago
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Autocar water truck at Worcester Sand and Gravel.  July 2014.
By jhancock - 7 Years Ago
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Autocar with demo trailer for Hercules Wrecking.
By jhancock - 7 Years Ago
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1967 Autocar DC10364 tractor shown at Macungie PA 2015
By jhancock - 7 Years Ago
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1909 Autocar shown at the 2015 ATCA New England Show in Lancaster, MA.
By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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1984 Autocar DK tractor
By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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1985 Autocar AT-64F tractor.
By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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Heavy duty Autocar tractor.
By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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The last tow....

The old modified race car has a tree growing up between the frame rails.
By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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Heavy spec roll off truck.
By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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1974 Autocar DC-93 tandem tractor.
By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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Autocar dump truck shown at South Deerfield, MA in 2008.
By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
Harold has some super fine iron in his fleet!

I will post the BIG Autocar wrecker as soon as I find the picture.
By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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Awesome Autocar wrecker for Harold's Towing Service based in Northampton, MA.
By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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1953 Autocar tractor with Le Roi V8 power.
By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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1984 Autocar AT-64F

Jim
By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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Late 30's Autocar from the Kemp Museum.

Jim
By jhancock - 10 Years Ago
What is this?

It's Tony Bullard's Autocar getting hooked back to a folding neck trailer at the Bellows Falls, VT show a couple of years ago.

If anyone is in the VT neighborhood the first Sat. in August, stop by the Bellows Falls Union High School in Westminster on Rt. 5 for the Green Mountain Chapter show.

It is a good location with plenty of parking, good food and LOTS to see.

Jim

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By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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1975 Autocar S-64B shown at the Rhode Island show in 2000.

Jim
By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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1929 Autocar

Jim
By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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Heavy Autocar tractor at the 1999 Barrington, NH show.

Jim
By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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Autocar custom mounted on a GM diesel one ton service truck chassis.

Jim
By jhancock - 9 Years Ago
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1943 Autocar C-70T and 1962 Autocar DC-75T at the 1999 Barrington, NH show.

Jim
By John Frances - 9 Years Ago
Brocky (04/02/2013)
Bill

A history lesson if you have the info. What was this "Truck Revolt" about???

Thanks


Apr 5 '48
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By John Frances - 8 Years Ago
chocko (2/26/2014)
...had U.S. Navy on the door.


It's on the license plate.
By John Frances - 8 Years Ago
How common were diesel COEs ? I haven't seen another one with an Autocar-Diesel emblem on it.

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It never gets mentioned but the '35 COEs were unique, they have a different grille and fenders. This is from Alden Jewell's Flickr page.
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I've seen 3 different '35 COEs with these hubcaps. Wonder if they were factory ?
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By John Frances - 8 Years Ago
Jeff Lakaszcyck (3/15/2014)
John is this one of the COE's you have seen with hubcaps ?


First, I'm a student of the forum, so other than what I learn here and online I have no special knowledge of anything.

Yes, the Essolube truck is one and that ad was in CCJ Feb '36 so it's probably a '35. The ad I posted above is dated May '35 at the bottom, the Brown-Marco truck is from CCJ May '35, this Olson truck is from CCJ Jul '35 and I just saw that George Murphey has a factory photo of a single axle version of the Essolube truck on his Flickr page here and it's dated 11-28-34.

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Other than this WAI Autocar bus at the other place, all the pictures with the wide grille and sloping fenders (and hubcaps) are dated late '34-early '36.

This is the back of the COE Diesel picture.
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By John Frances - 8 Years Ago
Wolfcreek_Steve (3/16/2014)
I found an interesting blurb in a picture caption in Robert Gabrick's book Autocar trucks 1899-1950


That explains it. The wide grille and sloped fenders must be late '34 (Standard Oil trucks) - early/mid '35 because this truck is from CCJ Nov '35 and has the regular grille and fenders.

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Lots of big Autocar COE pictures here and here, without the watermarks.
By John Frances - 7 Years Ago
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By John Frances - 2 Years Ago
COEs without suicide doors.
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By John Frances - Last Year
1945 license plate and it looks new.

By John Frances - Last Year
Fuller 15-B-1120 15 speed

By John Frances - 4 Months Ago
U-8144T


By John Frances - 6 days ago
Salesman's model. This guy restored one.

By Geoff Weeks - Last Year
Now there is a name I remember from my youth. They never looked that clean working!
By Geoff Weeks - 3 Months Ago
I saw only one, it was a cabover. Today I would be afraid the old rubber would shear, and then where do you go for replacement?
By Michael Yarnall - 9 Years Ago
Where is the other one? There was a pair. Mike.
By Michael Yarnall - 9 Years Ago
That's my baby. I bought it from Bud Temple in 2008. I tried to buy the C70 also but he would not sell it. I would post pictures of my junk if I knew how. Mike


















By Michael Yarnall - 9 Years Ago


Thanks for the instructions. This is my other Autocar. It is a 1960 DC75T with 250 cummins, jake, and 5 and 2. The pictures make it look nice, but the cab is really rusty. It runs pretty good and is fun to drive though. Thanks, Mike
By Michael Yarnall - 3 Months Ago
My father and I looked at an A7564 Autocar about 20 years ago. My father looked at the velvet ride and walked away. He was not a fan. It was cheap enough, but he hated the ride and parts were not available. Mike.
By Michael Yarnall - 3 Months Ago
My father and I looked at an A7564 Autocar about 20 years ago. My father looked at the velvet ride and walked away. He was not a fan. It was cheap enough, but he hated the ride and parts were not available. Mike.
By Kevin H. - 9 Years Ago
eymurphey (01/03/2013)
Model DU100T AUTOCAR This truck was owned by Bigge Drayage Co. in Oakland, CA.

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Man, if I were that driver I'd be doing some serious extra chaining on that landing craft door. It would be a bad day for anyone in that cab if it popped open.
By John Stephens - 7 Years Ago

Here's a pretty good looking Autocar, Saw this at Wolcott, Iowa truck show.
By John Stephens - 7 Years Ago
Ricks truck was here, But didn't see him.
By Bruce Ohnstad - 10 Years Ago
MPalma, do you know what brand of lowboy that is on the Autocar? We've got one quite similar with a riveted gooseneck. Ours has a welded deck frame and 8 tires. The tag has been removed.

Bruce

By Bruce Ohnstad - 2 Years Ago
Interesting corn syrup on a Bud truck, maybe that will cause turmoil.

Regular corn squeezings (I'm exagerating) are syrup, but with more energy and chemistry they can concentrate the sugar.  The industry says this is natural, but like blending water in hydrogenated fats, the extra energy stores up in our bodies.  These two concentrations in processed foods have led to a lot of obesity.

Bruce
By Bruce Ohnstad - 2 Years Ago
Great find, Warren.  4x4 Autocar, looks like a snow plow lift, but is the box insulated?  Some milk trucks (this box would have been for milk cans, maybe?) had snowplows. Big Blue Streak flathead, maybe from the mid 1930s?  Any more info?

Bruce
By Bruce Ohnstad - Last Year
Yes, some great workhorses.  Manchester's 40s with the gas engine would have a Blue Streak, I suppose.  It was at York but I don't recall the engine or that the compressor drove direct off the crankshaft.  I didn't know Autocar did that.

Bruce
By ScottM - 7 Years Ago
That is a great looking truck!
By ScottM - 3 Months Ago
I’ve heard of, but have never seen a truck setup with Velvet Ride suspension, looks interesting…
By ScottM - 3 Months Ago
John Frances (8/21/2022)
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That looks like a mess, what a photo, sure tells a story!

By Stretch - 2 Years Ago
Didn't Anheuser run an ad a year or so ago accusing one of it's competitors of adding corn syrup ?
By RSell - 10 Years Ago
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By Junkmandan - 7 Years Ago
That red and white Autocar is property of the legendary Rick Knox . Nice sample of a great truck .
By Junkmandan - Last Year
Manchester Bros. display some nice stuff !  If I remember right,  the gas job in background has a BW air compressor driven off the nose of the crankshaft .
By Bruehawk - 9 Years Ago
I may have posted these before, but hell who cares, it still a nice old classic working truck!

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By Bruehawk - 9 Years Ago
[quote]grenfell34 (01/02/2013)
bill how cool is this??

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Bloody cool and then some with that big A/C on top of the cab./quote]
By kent_323is - 8 Years Ago
While an Autocar truck isn't necessarily my first choice, those are some nice looking truck and I especially like the COE versions of it back in the '40's.  Those are pretty cool!
I also like the pics of the war artwork by that William Campbell, he does nice work.
If anyone has more pics of the COE trucks, I'd like to see more!
Thanks to all the guys that posted pictures.
Kent
By Michelle Cole - 10 Years Ago
Growing up in Texas there were a few Macks around but the mainstay was the Autocars as far as heavy duty trucks go. I think the oil fields had a lot to do with that. In the fifties on the highways you saw a lot of IH's, GMCs, Whites, Fords, Autocars, also it was fairly common to see Petes and KWs, then there were the Macks too but not as many as the other makes.
By Daryl Gushee - 7 Years Ago
I'm with Jeff. Better safe than sorry. I get nervous if I'm more than 100' from a snowplow.;

Jeff Lakaszcyck (4/10/2015)
Brocky (4/10/2015)
Jeff: Do you need a snow plow in FLA???


Brocky, you can't be too careful !!



By Ricky T - 10 Years Ago
These caught my eye at Hudson ATCA show.
By 359er - 10 Years Ago
That Bullard Welding one is definately a keeper. Very sharp.
By 359er - 9 Years Ago
Bill, That AG autocar looks like it has an front inside dual blown out.
By rubbishman - 7 Years Ago
I think these engines were discussed here one time.http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/7b236bd8-4091-4e42-8ea2-2c8e.jpg
By rubbishman - 5 days ago
Thanks Shifty, good pictures.
By Brocky - 10 Years Ago
At the Old Time Trucks show in Marysville Ohio

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By Brocky - 10 Years Ago
Geoff

The answers to all your questions are YES!!

Michelle organized the old truck stop tour last fall. There is a long topic on it here, but I do not remember the exact name.
By Brocky - 9 Years Ago
Mark

To add to Eddy's great instructions:

1. I call the insert photo icon "the mountains in a box" and it is to the left of the smiley face.

2. the website automatically puts you on Link Image and you have to move down to Upload Image and click on it.

2a. After you click on the picture you want to post, click on the "open" at the bottom of the photo folder and this will take you back to the website post to click on Add image.

3. After you click on Add Image it will take a while for it to upload. Be patient.

4. To add a second picture be sure to hit enter to space the pictures under each other and then repeat the whole process

Hope this helps
By Brocky - 9 Years Ago
Bill

A history lesson if you have the info. What was this "Truck Revolt" about???

Thanks
By Brocky - 7 Years Ago
Jeff: Do you need a snow plow in FLA???
By Brocky - 7 Years Ago
Mr T
The only straight 8 that was used regularly in commercial applications that I know of was the Buick gasser.. Flxable busses used a lot of them..
By Brocky - 3 Months Ago
I drove a white 4000, 250 Cummins, RT 910, with "Velvet Ride"  for two winters hauling fuel oil north of Syracuse NY. Would beat you bad when empty, but with the rears locked it would go thru snow up your a$$.. NO wheel hop!!!!!!
By Brocky - 2 days ago
I am Surprised at the number set up with West Coast configuration. Was thinking Autocar was an eastern competitor of Brockway.
By Dieseldoug - 10 Years Ago
I have to keep the Mack-o-philes in some kind of balance. I'll start off with my '66 DC-7564 TL.

By Dieseldoug - 10 Years Ago
Jim,

Even though Mack and Autocar competed in the same markets, they both made some truely rugged and long lived equipment. For most of us it's what we grew up with and are most familiar with. Acars were in my world....
By Dieseldoug - 10 Years Ago
54 DC-75

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1953 Prototype U Model (Cab Over) What a winner this would have been. Killed by the White Motor Co. purchase.
By Dieseldoug - 10 Years Ago
Bill, I thought that Acar was in a bad neighborhood. LOL
By Dieseldoug - 9 Years Ago
Bill,

Any info on theat last Acar picture ?? The Olds in the pic is a 48 and it is tagged with PA plates. It looks as if it's on the Pennsy Pike. The iron on the far right is going in the opposite direction and it looks the way the old fences were at the service areas.

If that's the case, the only two places that sort of match the photo would be either Somerset or Plainfield service area near Carlisle, both facing eastbound. This one has me thinking....
By Dieseldoug - 9 Years Ago
Thanks Bill, Wahooo

The photos where taken about 6 miles west of the Carlisle exit. The service area is the eastbound Plainfield Howard Johnsons. They are great shots of the Pennsy pike as it used to be. I was still a real youngster at this time and I have great memories of "runnin the pike" with my dad.

Wayne you called it also, The photo with the Brockway in the lower left is facing westbound towards Blue Mountain. It was taken from the overpass that is east of the service area. The farmhouse and barn are still there, the rest are facing east.
By Dieseldoug - 9 Years Ago
Chocko,

While they look the close, I don't think they are the same items. the slope of the aprons is different along with the mounting areas.
By eymurphey - 10 Years Ago
BEST OF THE AUTOCAR ADS OF THE 1940's, from my friend William Campbell --

By eymurphey - 10 Years Ago
A couple of shots I took of an old Autocar at Barney & Dickenson, Binghamton, N.Y.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5271/7074557211_64da68d464_o.jpg


http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5445/6928477212_35f90a35f6_o.jpg


http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7134/7074557315_88e452d1fa_o.jpg
By eymurphey - 10 Years Ago
Over in Marathon, NY ---

http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4153/4992584713_d76b8b56cf_z.jpg


http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4149/4992584781_94dba03c53_o.jpg
By eymurphey - 10 Years Ago
Just came in the mail -- two more William Campbell ads. These are rare, as they only appeared in an obscure WWII trade magazine.

NOTE: See the ARMY/NAVY E Pennant used in these ads --- The Army-Navy "E" Award was an honor presented to a company during World War II for excellence in production of war equipment. The award was also known as the Army-Navy Production Award. The award would consist of a pennant for the plant and emblems for all employees in the plant at the time the award was made. The pennant was triangular swallowtail with a white border, with a capital E within a yellow wreath of oak and laurel leaves on a vertical divided blue and red background. ARMY is on the red background and NAVY on the blue background.
Usually an Army officer and a Navy officer would be present at a ceremony when a company would assemble all the employees and a ceremony would ensue. After the award of the pennant to the plant (to be flown), the employees present would receive their pins. A total of 4,283 companies received the award in the course of the war. This amounted to about 4% of the companies engaged in war work. Plants with continuing excellent work were awarded stars to add to their pennant. A handful of plants earned up to six stars by the end of the war. The Army-Navy "E" Award program was terminated after the war ended.

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/ddabfc70-d5e2-41a2-925d-49f3.jpg

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/aebe4c90-b1b8-4583-b5b0-2a65.jpg
By eymurphey - 10 Years Ago
MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! These two came today --

NOTE: See the ARMY/NAVY E Pennant used in these ads --- The Army-Navy "E" Award was an honor presented to a company during World War II for excellence in production of war equipment. The award was also known as the Army-Navy Production Award. The award would consist of a pennant for the plant and emblems for all employees in the plant at the time the award was made. The pennant was triangular swallowtail with a white border, with a capital E within a yellow wreath of oak and laurel leaves on a vertical divided blue and red background. ARMY is on the red background and NAVY on the blue background.
Usually an Army officer and a Navy officer would be present at a ceremony when a company would assemble all the employees and a ceremony would ensue. After the award of the pennant to the plant (to be flown), the employees present would receive their pins. A total of 4,283 companies received the award in the course of the war. This amounted to about 4% of the companies engaged in war work. Plants with continuing excellent work were awarded stars to add to their pennant. A handful of plants earned up to six stars by the end of the war. The Army-Navy "E" Award program was terminated after the war ended.

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/2c61ad70-936f-4648-ac87-8919.jpg

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/30571e5e-3148-483f-8fcc-b546.jpg
By eymurphey - 10 Years Ago
This was sent to me by Bill himself -- appeared in Time Magazine Dec. 1943.
William H. Campbell -- illustrator, no signature appears -- verified by Bill.

On Dec. 13, 1943, Bill received a copy of a letter from Colonel Albert H. Burton - Corps of Engineers
sent to AUTOCAR Co. ----

"Kindly permit me to express my admiration for your Company's attractive, well- worded advertisement, "BRIDGE PARTNERS" in the current issue of TIME MAGAZINE.

It is very significant and vividly portrays the work of AUTOCAR and the Engineers in our all-out war effort.

Sincerely yours -- Albert H. Burton

Side Note ----The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Colonel (Corps of Engineers) Albert H. Burton (ASN: 0-16067), United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility from January 1944 to September 1945. The distinctive accomplishments of Colonel Burton reflect the highest credit upon himself and the United States Army.

NOTE: See the ARMY/NAVY E Pennant --- The Army-Navy "E" Award was an honor presented to a company during World War II for excellence in production of war equipment. The award was also known as the Army-Navy Production Award. The award would consist of a pennant for the plant and emblems for all employees in the plant at the time the award was made. The pennant was triangular swallowtail with a white border, with a capital E within a yellow wreath of oak and laurel leaves on a vertical divided blue and red background. ARMY is on the red background and NAVY on the blue background.
Usually an Army officer and a Navy officer would be present at a ceremony when a company would assemble all the employees and a ceremony would ensue. After the award of the pennant to the plant (to be flown), the employees present would receive their pins. A total of 4,283 companies received the award in the course of the war. This amounted to about 4% of the companies engaged in war work. Plants with continuing excellent work were awarded stars to add to their pennant. A handful of plants earned up to six stars by the end of the war. The Army-Navy "E" Award program was terminated after the war ended.

NOTE -- This is the first of the WWII ads where you see the additional star on the pennant.


http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/74958b66-24ff-4341-84e1-206a.jpg
By eymurphey - 9 Years Ago
Some more U-50's -- Note the vent doors

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/36d1520a-7cc1-4ddb-9a5c-682a.jpg http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/d1953e71-33db-45fb-9496-6a09.jpg
By eymurphey - 9 Years Ago
Another U-50 from 1940

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/e4caf048-f25a-4b75-ab89-f320.jpg
By eymurphey - 9 Years Ago
Autocar model U second series
By eymurphey - 9 Years Ago
One BEAUTIFUL AC - DC100 from 1949








By eymurphey - 10 Years Ago
Beautiful, magnificent, gorgeous, outstanding, amazing --- AUTOCAR

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/70b9978a-afb2-4628-a756-c7ea.jpg
By eymurphey - 9 Years Ago
Just got this rare color version of a 1943 Autocar ad done by William H. Campbell --

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8510/8377021480_ce69b7451c_h.jpg
By eymurphey - 9 Years Ago
Bill White (06/01/2013)
1952 Autocarl DC75TN-157

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/0a2a5745-4c54-49fa-9727-63c7.jpg



Nice picture Bill !!!!
By eymurphey - 9 Years Ago
Model DU100T AUTOCAR This truck was owned by Bigge Drayage Co. in Oakland, CA.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8526/8517569332_2de89bb869_b.jpg
By eymurphey - 9 Years Ago
Wolfcreek_Steve (01/03/2013)
eymurphey (01/03/2013)
BIGGE sure did like their AUTOCARS ---

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8526/8517569332_2de89bb869_b.jpg


George, Any chance you can get the date off your copy of this picture? mine chassis # is about 6,000 below this one.



Steve -- Guessing this is around 1944 and may have been the basis of one of William Campbell's Autocar Ads --

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8179/7981032203_a73e6fc941_b.jpg
By eymurphey - 9 Years Ago
Wolfcreek_Steve (03/03/2013)
eymurphey (01/03/2013)
Model DU100T AUTOCAR This truck was owned by Bigge Drayage Co. in Oakland, CA.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8526/8517569332_2de89bb869_b.jpg

George, I just noticed something quite interesting about this truck! It has cab ventilation doors beside the grille rather than the normal small side grille with an internal door. both the picture and Campbells artwork show the door so it must be a factory item. I have never seen another like it. I would think it might have been a very late cab, (50s) but that certainly doesn't agree with the wartime artwork. Wish I knew more about it.
http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/bfb769dc-942f-472a-bd7c-9365.jpg



Steve -- These photos are also from the 1940's the first is a 1949 model U-50 with the vent doors

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/dabadfc3-a1a2-4546-9085-e1ac.JPG


Model U-70 - 1949

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/f73af165-82f3-498b-8c22-66c2.jpg


Model UTR98 1939 Autocar

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/e6df32dd-01e9-4dd4-9d51-c910.jpg


Perhaps the vent door is model based????


By Tutlebrain - 9 Years Ago
Israeli roadtrains in the 1960s (pic: Jacob Pesach).

http://sphotos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/60531_412474582155428_667999858_n.jpg


From Kibbutz Gaash's collection - Acar was new in 1964, scrapped in 1982:crying:

http://sphotos-a.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/267661_4335935410796_1999903438_n.jpg


Somewhere near the Dead Sea (pic: I. Nachman)



http://sphotos-d.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/486809_4705002311312_1734389560_n.jpg


Before there were containers... Pic by same source as above.

http://sphotos-e.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/417237_4646953180120_1407781352_n.jpg


One for work, one for spares (pic: A. Uzan)

http://sphotos-d.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/386065_10151148787219419_1288068786_n.jpg
By Tutlebrain - 9 Years Ago
In Israel in 1960s... Dead Sea potash roadtrain


http://sphotos-a.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/148902_10200374825401523_165529090_n.jpg


Israeli navy landing operation in the desert:)

http://sphotos-f.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/734831_10200374216546302_2050510527_n.jpg

Pics courtesy of I. Nachman/E. Halperin
By Tutlebrain - 9 Years Ago
Israeli "Monster" unloading potash at Ashdod port (from the port's archive)

http://www.ashdodport.co.il/archive70/%D7%A2%D7%91%D7%95%D7%93%D7%95%D7%AA%20%D7%90%D7%A9%D7%9C%D7%92%2026.07.1970/CNV000022.jpg

http://www.ashdodport.co.il/archive70/%D7%A2%D7%91%D7%95%D7%93%D7%95%D7%AA%20%D7%90%D7%A9%D7%9C%D7%92%2026.07.1970/CNV000023.jpg

and a smaller one unloading cement

http://www.ashdodport.co.il/archive70/%D7%94%D7%A7%D7%9E%D7%AA%20%D7%9E%D7%AA%D7%A7%D7%9F%20%D7%94%D7%9E%D7%9C%D7%98%2004.05.1973/CNV000035.jpg
By Tutlebrain - 9 Years Ago
The DC-75's Israeli twin (from here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/yohai90/7288888478/sizes/l/in/set-72157629939006366/)http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8008/7288888478_51a84b5c80_z.jpg

and Taavura's one of two such Acars built for an IDF tender. One threw a rod and sent back to the US, the other ended with Taavura who fitted it with M523E2 axles and kept it since.



By Tutlebrain - 9 Years Ago
Autocars as far s the eye can see... This is Israel's Mifalei Tovalah's fleet in the early 1960s which used to transport potash from the Dead Sea mines to Red Sea an Mediterranean ports. Other than the odd DD experiment exclusively Cummins engined. Pic courtesy of I. Nachman.https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/543229_10200374270707656_785593604_n.jpg
By Tutlebrain - 9 Years Ago
Some from Israel...



waiting to unload at the Haifa port (pic: Hanan Sadè)



Spring fair in Beersheba, 1950s (pic: Abraham Malevsky)



Concrete bulk transport (pic from the Harvard U archives)



and another one (pic: daniel Yevzory)



Long beam transport in the early 1960s, dangerous on the descent to the Dead Sea (no weight on truck:w00t: ) but it was what it was back then (pic: Shay Shabtai)
By Tutlebrain - 7 Years Ago
rubbishman (7/10/2015)
I think these engines were discussed here one time.http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/7b236bd8-4091-4e42-8ea2-2c8e.jpg

Well if this refers to the Spanish Acar I uploaded, I very much doubt a V8 would need such a long hood (unless had two units to make a V16!)

@Bill: what do you mean by "Stewart truck"? As in manufacturer or an
 operator?

By Tutlebrain - 7 Years Ago
Israeli heavy transport specialists Taavura's one of two Acar assisting a Liebherr crane somewhere near Jerusalem (pic by Eyal Telmor).http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/95619bc6-3d75-489c-be62-58c7.jpg
By Tutlebrain - 7 Years Ago
Two Autocars from Spain with stylish locally built cabs
http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/e20c584a-2258-47a6-8839-f150.jpg
http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/e3b64838-68f2-41e6-8115-be09.jpg
Last pic by Jesus Tavallo Nest
By Tutlebrain - 7 Years Ago
Bumping this back up with a pic (by Ben Avital / Z. Rubin) from Israel. No idea whether it was a recovery or fuel saving...http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/4f8212dd-61d4-4ecb-9550-a53c.jpg  
and another one of the towed truck, somewhere else
http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/55f12e0b-8dd2-4f93-ac8b-2194.jpg
By Tutlebrain - 6 Years Ago
Bump
http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/3417f6cf-01bf-4ba7-9ca9-0c8d.jpg
One of the special Israeli-ordered Acars (possibly after the original operator junked the Cummins VT 400/430/460 V8s and replaced it with 335s). Cows in Israel are not treated like in India.
By Tutlebrain - 7 Years Ago
http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/32b9d072-41c1-4947-b687-be60.jpg

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/90a2401e-146a-4e2a-adaf-944d.jpg
Israeli potash roadtrains in the Dead Sea plains. Pic by S. Fuchs/Koby Fuchs. Those were a part of a batch of 20 like this, not sold anywhere else and fitted with the troublesome VT430 Cummins, which did not last long and got replaced by the 335. 
By Tutlebrain - 7 Years Ago
Here's another unusual Acar from Israel. This started as a typical Cummins 220 truck and was supplied to Dead Sea mineral transport specialist, Mifalei Tovala. Later sold to Solel Boneh, a public road contractor and they went to town by fitting a 270 (or 300) hp Cat 1673 and modifying the bodywork with these self made wings which made it look a bit like a cross between a Hays and a Leyland... Escort mini P/Us are Israeli made Susitas with English Ford mechanicals.

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/01128cc3-579c-422f-9ab9-89f2.jpg  
By Tutlebrain - 7 Years Ago
Bump to the top with a model of the roadtrain Autocar posted below. If anyone is asking, this is hand-built by Ronnie Sharon in Israel...http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/bb723e63-ab98-4fba-b504-9498.jpg 
By Tutlebrain - 7 Years Ago
Some more unusual Autocars, this time from Spain. The first one is really one fitted with local bodywork, but the 2nd just stumps me. I have never seen any Acar with such a long (but narrow) hood. My hunch is it has a straight eight Gardner diesel under there - were there any US-made straight eights during that period (1930s-1940s) which could have been fitted from new?http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/ba543082-e033-4319-b3b3-142a.jpg
http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/50f46dfc-5b96-4860-8ecf-7c8d.jpg
By Tutlebrain - 7 Years Ago
Oh I was aware of those but I don't think even the 320 would have needed 34 12that much of a hood (it was only 34.5" long). So that brings one back to Gardner and this being Spain the 40s or the 50s when everything was in short order, it would not surprise me if it was a local modification.
By Tutlebrain - 7 Years Ago
Hamish (7/6/2015)
Tutlebrain (7/6/2015)

 Buda made a straight 8 diesel, Tutlebrain, but it was a massive engine-8DC1125 or 8DCS1125-1125 cubic inches-more an industrial engine used in off highway dump trucks, I think. 


That one totally escaped my mind. I would be very surprised if the owners had used that but who knows?
By Hamish - 9 Years Ago
grenfell34 (01/02/2013)
bill how cool is this??

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6196/6153839695_6c2dd783ae_b.jpg

That is one beautiful truck, Ron, no front brakes, would it be a DC10264T or something like that? This is how a truck should look in my opinion.
By Hamish - 9 Years Ago
Le Roi H-540 V8 gas engine rated at 207 horsepower as fitted to Autocar CL85 models in the early to mid 1950s. There was also a slightly larger H-570 V8 as well as the much bigger H-844 and H-884 V8 gas motors. I think Waukesha Motors bought the Le Roi company and marketed the big V8s as their Roi Line series. Notice how both the intake and exhaust is on the inside of the V.

By Hamish - 9 Years Ago
As most people know, White Motor Company bought Autocar in 1953. This CCJ advertisement from 1954 shows the availability of the White 390A motor in Autocar trucks. I think the 390A was 531 cubic inches and was just that bit larger and more powerful than the Autocar Blue Streak 501 motor. Would be interesting to know which was the better motor.

By Hamish - 9 Years Ago
Big Autocar diesel tractor from the late 1940s or very early 1950s, before the Driver Cab, possibly a DC100T model.

By Hamish - 9 Years Ago
Autocar U90 from 1948.

By Hamish - 9 Years Ago
Fuller Manufacturing advertisement featuring Navajo Freight Lines Autocar DC10264T.

By Hamish - 9 Years Ago
Hall-Scott powered Autocar tank truck-possibly a C10064 model.

By Hamish - 9 Years Ago
Bill White (23/06/2013)
Hamish, One who has not enjoyed the thrill of feeling and the sound of a big Hall-Scott at work do not know what they have missed. When you have driven one you do not forget.

Hamish (21/06/2013)
Hall-Scott powered Autocar tank truck-possibly a C10064 model.



Bill, I've never seen or heard a big Hall-Scott in the flesh as it were, apart from seeing them on youtube and watching the late Dick Guerrera drive his H-S powered IH RF405 on one of Lindsay's-(can't remember his surname) Long Road films. I have heard 4 cylinder Hall-Scotts in Caterpillar 2 Ton tractors and an IH HS-74 at the Bill Richardson Museum.
By Hamish - 8 Years Ago
1930s Autocar tractor towing trailer with front mounted sleeper compartment.
http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/d801c2f1-80ce-430b-94f8-d5e0.jpg
By Hamish - 8 Years Ago
Early 1930s Autocar tanker.
http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/d877dbea-ec3e-456d-b3f7-26a2.jpg
By Hamish - 7 Years Ago
Tutlebrain (7/6/2015)
Some more unusual Autocars, this time from Spain. The first one is really one fitted with local bodywork, but the 2nd just stumps me. I have never seen any Acar with such a long (but narrow) hood. My hunch is it has a straight eight Gardner diesel under there - were there any US-made straight eights during that period (1930s-1940s) which could have been fitted from new?http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/ba543082-e033-4319-b3b3-142a.jpg
http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/50f46dfc-5b96-4860-8ecf-7c8d.jpg

Buda made a straight 8 diesel, Tutlebrain, but it was a massive engine-8DC1125 or 8DCS1125-1125 cubic inches-more an industrial engine used in off highway dump trucks, I think.

By Hamish - 9 Years Ago
Autocar-possibly model C6564 with Le Roi H540 V8.

By Hamish - 9 Years Ago
Autocar C85T with Le Roi V8.

By Hamish - 9 Years Ago
Big West Coast Autocar A102T.

By Hamish - 9 Years Ago
U series Autocar with Trucktor Third Axle conversion.


By Hamish - 9 Years Ago
Autocar AP25T Coal Hauler.

By Hamish - 9 Years Ago
Late 1940s Autocar DC10064.

By chocko - 9 Years Ago
Quite a load on that single axle Autocar the LCM weighs over 55,000 pounds.
By chocko - 9 Years Ago
Does anyone know if steel pit fenders for an Autocar are the same as on a White Constructor? Stopped by a garage yesterday and owner cut up and crushed a cab doors and all he is in process of cutting up fenders they are decent. What would be a fair offer if not already crushed. He will notaccept scrap price. I know go figure. thanks Joe D.
By chocko - 9 Years Ago
Doug thanks. I posted it on the Classic White Truck Site also. Autocarjim explained the difference to me. If someone needed them they would not be found. Joe D.
By chocko - 8 Years Ago
Hamish nice picture. I saw that picture somewhere else. Picture I saw had U.S. Navy on the door.Joe D.
By chocko - 8 Years Ago
Thanks John Frances. I could not see the forest for the trees. Quite a unusual setup for the U.S. Navy. Joe D.
By chocko - 6 Years Ago
I saw what looked like Al Tocci's red Autocar on a flatbed going North on I-81 near Scranton.Penna. this past summer. Did he sell it and anyone know who bought it ? Pretty sure it was his as it is hard to mistake it for another.

By chocko - Last Year
Jeff it is in fairly good condition with 101000 miles on it.I do not know why they put the heavy main and auxilary 1200 series trans in it with the 6v 92 Detroit engine.It seems to run ok.I will never use it in commercial service just to play around with.
By chocko - Last Year
Thanks Jim.
By EdSwartz - 10 Years Ago
This Autocar thread is so far down I had to do a search to find it---time to get it on the top again!

I needed a place to throw in this-

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/0d3a7669-cd8b-4f29-b35b-83d0.JPGhttp://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/6ee407ba-22fc-475f-ab26-8198.JPG

This fine speciman was about 50 ft from Wayne's mini Pete in Portland, IN last weekend.

By the way, I'm getting worried about Wayne; haven't heard any thing from him since he was east of Fort Wayne Sunday morning. Guess I'll have to call him when he gets rested up from his 3 week tour.
By GEOFF - 10 Years Ago
OldBuggy,

That is a super nice picture!!!!

More details please:

1) Is that at a site of an old truckstop?????

2) Is that Michele Cole's Ford 9000 back in the back?????

3) Whose nice old needle nose Pete and more details, engine, trans etc........

Great setting for that picture, I totally enjoyed it.

GEOFF
By GEOFF - 9 Years Ago
Brocky,

Thanks for filling me in. Sounds like an interesting thread. When March comes, and a new growing season (thru November) I don't have much extra time so I must've missed that thread. I'll be searching for it though.

Old Buggy,

Thats hilarious lowering that motor in an elevator!!!! My dad and uncle did that back in the seventies when they purchased an old SAFE from a bank in Spokane Wa. That doggone safe is so heavy, when I put it on a flat bed to move about 10 years ago, the small roller feet punched right thru my floor boards on that old flatbed!! Never has been the same! LOL!!! But they put that old safe in an elevator when they moved it years ago. They were ALWAYS doing stuff like that!!! Well that is one beautiful Autocar and old Pete!!! Michelle's truck I kinda followed that story when she was getting it and lengthening it out. It is also very nice!!

Bill White, Keep the pictures coming man, what an education!!! Thanks!!!

GEOFF
By mpalma - 10 Years Ago
late '30s Autocar, photo taken 1950, Bronx, NY
By mpalma - 10 Years Ago
Late '30s Autocar, Bronx, NY 1950
By mpalma - 10 Years Ago
Maybe Rogers. Every other lowboy we owned was a Rogers.
By grenfell34 - 9 Years Ago
bill how cool is this??

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6196/6153839695_6c2dd783ae_b.jpg
By grenfell34 - 9 Years Ago
bill is that a homemade bug deflector above the radiator????
By donkeydog - 9 Years Ago
Do you have, any more info on that autocar logger? any spects, and where it came from? THANK YOU
By Newfie-Trucker - 6 Years Ago
I seen these Volvos this week looking to be owned or just used like they were made to do

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/9e7cd10b-101e-41db-974c-d128.jpg

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/00148464-2e1b-4a18-abb7-9e00.jpg
By Shifty - 6 Years Ago
Scanned these two Acar photos Dean Ashby gave me  taken in Oklahoma one of the last times I saw him.
The green one was Dean's and the red one belonged Al Tocci?
 Somewhere I have info. on both trucks specs I think?

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/d5e977ae-ea4e-4c61-9389-bfa5.jpg

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/d9d5d353-19de-4799-be0c-accd.jpg
  
 
By Shifty - 6 days ago
Long time ago good friend John Jurkowski shared his collection of truck photos with me.
 There were some post cards he had received from Autocar, and some other advertisements.
I'll add a few on this thread.  Enjoy.

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By Shifty - 6 days ago
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By Shifty - Yesterday
I am Surprised at the number set up with West Coast configuration. Was thinking Autocar was an eastern competitor of Brockway. 

I would think "White Trucks" dealer network would have entered Autocar into the Western US market much the same way the Freightliner agreement brought them to the East Coast.

I'm just about out of A-car pictures, so I'll post what is left. I hope everyone enjoyed them that viewed them.

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By Shifty - Yesterday
But White never I owned Freightliner 
 They had a "Marketing Agreement" which eventually ended after several years.

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By Shifty - 5 days ago
Thanks Shifty, good pictures. 
Thanks, but that was just for openers.
 John's hobby as a boy was to write to trucking companies, and manufacturers asking them to send him pictures of their trucks.
 Here are a few more of the A-Cars.

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By Shifty - 4 days ago
Today's entry's. Because I drove for Carolina we'll start with a CFCC unit.

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By Shifty - 3 days ago
All great photos and trucks!
Thank you. Autocar built some impressive trucks.
Let's try a few more today.

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By Shifty - 2 days ago
Today's installment.

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By Bill White - 10 Years Ago
1922 Autocar New outside the factory

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By Bill White - 10 Years Ago
1933

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1933 FE180
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1936 Autocar Snyder's Beer Truck

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1937

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1939 Model RLS Autocar

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By Bill White - 7 Years Ago
1941 Autocar U-2044 4X4

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1941 Autocar U-2044 4X4

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1941 Autocar U-2044 4X4

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1941 Autocar U-2044 4X4
Great survivor

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Stewart Truck used an 8 cyc. engine
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Autocar U20
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By Bill White - 9 Years Ago
Hamish, One who has not enjoyed the thrill of feeling and the sound of a big Hall-Scott at work do not know what they have missed. When you have driven one you do not forget.

Hamish (21/06/2013)
Hall-Scott powered Autocar tank truck-possibly a C10064 model.

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1941 Autocar U-2044 4X4
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Autocar DC10264 220 Cummins 4 & 3 in Denver, Colorado

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Tolls I think

Brocky (04/02/2013)
Bill

A history lesson if you have the info. What was this "Truck Revolt" about???

Thanks
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359er (04/02/2013)
Bill, That AG autocar looks like it has an front inside dual blown out.


Wayne, It looks like it is, sorry it took so long just seen this.

Bill
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Cliff Miller's '53 BC75 Autocar

By Bill White - 9 Years Ago
Ron that is cool, I have more photos of that jewell some where.

Hamish almost all tandem tractors of that time had no front brakes in the U.S.

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bill how cool is this??

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Ron that is what it looks like to me

grenfell34 (02/02/2013)
bill is that a homemade bug deflector above the radiator????
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April 1948 TRUCK REVOLT Jamming Pennsylvania Turnpike, is what I have about it. I have more pics. of it





Dieseldoug (03/02/2013)
Bill,

Any info on theat last Acar picture ?? The Olds in the pic is a 48 and it is tagged with PA plates. It looks as if it's on the Pennsy Pike. The iron on the far right is going in the opposite direction and it looks the way the old fences were at the service areas.

If that's the case, the only two places that sort of match the photo would be either Somerset or Plainfield service area near Carlisle, both facing eastbound. This one has me thinking....
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1950 C 70T Autocar 501 Gas engine

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1933 UTE 162

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1942 Eastern Fuel COE

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1940 Autocar C60T Thurston

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1953 Autocar C65T Shell

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1952 Autocarl DC75TN-157

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1951 Autocar Model C50 Garabage Truck

Trash
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Autocar Humble Oil & Refining

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Low rider

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James M. Cole circus was based in Penn Yan, New York

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1941 Autocar Fire Truck

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1941 C-10 with Autocar Deluxe Cab

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1946

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Schwerman Service Satisfies

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By Aaron - 10 Years Ago
[quote]ken ochenkowski (05/07/2012)
Ok. You got me to post. It's not that i was't going to. Baseball caps, fire trucks, and vending machines are all in fun. I would be proud to own any of them. I do have the school bus. I now have a lot of good friends because of this hobby and Eddy you are at the top.
I really try to like you .

^ Fixed it for you Ken
By bill murray - 8 Years Ago
Odds and Sods:
Autocar in India used by the RAF.
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A circus truck in France postwar.
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Autocar type unknown to me US.
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By wayne graham - 10 Years Ago
My first impression was Rogers but not sure. That design looks like theirs but maybe someone else did it that way too. Just can't say for sure. Wayne
By wayne graham - 9 Years Ago
Doug, I think the one near Carlisle. Too flat for Somerset. Just me thinking out loud. Wayne
By wayne graham - 7 Years Ago
Saw the A-Car yesterday at Walcott and Rick was lucky enough to get to see us. Myself,Wolfcreek Steve, his brother Mike and Tom Hale. We had a nice visit and it was good to meet everyone in person. Prior to yesterday Rick was the only one there that I knew. The show was real nice and Rick has pictures. I was absent minded enough to forget my camera. lol
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By Rob - 10 Years Ago
I'm prolly about as die hard Mack as the best of them, but someday I'll have an Autocar dumper with a Detroit and air shift 4X4 on Hendrickson.

Got to get something I already own finished first though.......

Rob
By Rob - 10 Years Ago
jhancock (05/07/2012)
On Hendrickson? You will have to keep a load in the body all the time. Ready the kidney belt!


That's about as "bulletproof" as it gets besides "camelback".

Rob
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jhancock (05/07/2012)
I hear you Rob.

There are plenty of days where a camelback is not a cushy ride....not even close.

Years ago talked to a fellow in Vineland, NJ that swore that Chalmers suspension was the only way to go with a dump truck.

Jim


I've actually driven an old IH with Chalmers and didn't think it articulated as well in greasy type mud? I'm no expert by far and that's been about 30 years, (or so) ago.

Rob
By oldspwr - Last Year
Below are a few pics of Quadbox's (Joe D's) 1979 Construktor.  This Autocar has a  6V92 Detroit, 6 speed main, 4 speed auxillary, 44k rears 6.17 rear, Brayden Winch.  It was in Indiana for years but Joe found it in Tennessee.  It was understood that it used to pull a low boy for a construction outfit.






By Glee Pitney - 10 Years Ago
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By Glee Pitney - 10 Years Ago
Thanks, Jeff. I looked a little more and the Marathon A-car had a 265 Cummins in it. I was at our Muncie, Ind. Termal for a couple years. While there I bob tailed a new one from the main garage in Finlday, Ohio to Muncie. Excellent unit, although I don't think they bought any more after the initial group. Glee
By autocartodd - 9 Years Ago
Jason Brown from Pa. has a purple C-85 with a Le Roi V8 in it. It's the only one I've seen in person. It's a really nice truck.
By TonyClemens - 10 Years Ago
Here's a '53

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By Rusty Nail - 10 Years Ago
Sadly, this is another one that's in that big junk yard in the sky.

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By OldBuggie73 - 10 Years Ago
Pic's of Tom Kraack's very nice '60 A-Car out on Yellow Rose Chapter's Ghost Truckstop tour in Oct 2012:
By OldBuggie73 - 9 Years Ago
Hi Geoff,The one pic was taken at a former truck stop location in downtown Van Horn TX, the other was taken at the Marfa Lights Visitor Center on US 90 (we didn't see any "visitors"!).
Yes, that is Michelle's Ford.
The Pete is a 1962, belongs to Lloyd Holden.
All 3 trucks are Cummins powered.
The AC has supercharger engine and a 6x3 Spicer setup. The engine was originally used to power a back-up generator, Tom said it had low hours (like 108), was mounted on roof of a 6 story hospital building in Austin if I recall correctly. Took it down to the street using the "freight elevator" without stripping the hoist or any cables on the elevator!
I believe the other two trucks are 400 HP and both equipped with Eaton 12513's. I don't know the model numbers of the engines...
Old Buggie 73
Jim Baker
By ppsyclone - 7 Years Ago
40 plus years ago in Albuquerque I saw an early 50 GMC conventional that had a Buda Straight 8 installed in in. The nose has been extended at least a foot to foot and a half and it looked kind of cobbled together, kinda unfinished. I don't think it ran but it was sitting in a yard.
By Dima - 4 Years Ago
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Tony Bullard (4/18/2018)
That would have been a nice historic educational picture if you could see through the water mark. I tried hard to to explain that the Head Quarters when they first started digitizing those archives but got no where. I told them that many of us look at the pictures for the detail in them. I suggested even a smaller logo in a bottom corner or better yet a line of text at the bottom. Nope, nothing.

Is that a sleeper Dima?

Yes my friend, sleeper cab!
By Wolfcreek_Steve - 10 Years Ago
I found this the other day, thought it might be of interest here. http://www.autocartruck.com/xpert/home.aspx
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eymurphey (01/03/2013)
BIGGE sure did like their AUTOCARS ---

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George, Any chance you can get the date off your copy of this picture? mine chassis # is about 6,000 below this one.
By Wolfcreek_Steve - 9 Years Ago
eymurphey (01/03/2013)
Model DU100T AUTOCAR This truck was owned by Bigge Drayage Co. in Oakland, CA.

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George, I just noticed something quite interesting about this truck! It has cab ventilation doors beside the grille rather than the normal small side grille with an internal door. both the picture and Campbells artwork show the door so it must be a factory item. I have never seen another like it. I would think it might have been a very late cab, (50s) but that certainly doesn't agree with the wartime artwork. Wish I knew more about it.
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By Wolfcreek_Steve - 9 Years Ago
My Autocar was used the same way, until the tank leaked so bad you couldn't pump water in fast enough to get it full. LOLhttp://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/874e8d19-3f0c-46ec-841d-b4bb.jpg
By Wolfcreek_Steve - 8 Years Ago
kent_323is (3/15/2014)
While an Autocar truck isn't necessarily my first choice, those are some nice looking truck and I especially like the COE versions of it back in the '40's.  Those are pretty cool!
I also like the pics of the war artwork by that William Campbell, he does nice work.
If anyone has more pics of the COE trucks, I'd like to see more!
Thanks to all the guys that posted pictures.
Kent


Here are a few pics of mine. first 2 are from the Ebay auction
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http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/883482e5-601a-424e-bf7e-3286.jpg
As is at the present.
http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/30b416f0-ccbc-4c36-99b8-1806.jpg
What it will look like.
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By Wolfcreek_Steve - 8 Years Ago
I've never seen or heard of a U model diesel other than the picture you just showed. My guess is that diesels in the U models were quite rare.
I've seen several slightly different Autocar COE cabs, but info is so sketchy it is hard to know for sure which were built when, and in some cases I suspect that some of what we have seen might be artist renderings of something that was never built.
Has anyone on here ever been face to face with a U model known to be a '35
By Wolfcreek_Steve - 8 Years Ago
I found an interesting blurb in a picture caption in Robert Gabrick's book Autocar trucks 1899-1950 (photo archive
http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/4495b8f3-82d8-495d-a127-a9b.jpeg

This explains the different shaped grille on the very early cabs of this style. The actual U series trucks of this time period were the much more square Mack-like COEs
http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/0b898a7e-91ff-477a-8468-d13b.jpg

Eddy if there is any problem with the second picture, delete it!
By Wolfcreek_Steve - 7 Years Ago
Wayne, brother Mike said, "boy, you guys sure know how to tell stories" LOL Had a great time meeting up with you guys.
By Wolfcreek_Steve - 2 Years Ago
I don't remember who was accuser and who was accusee, but there was a commercial about it.
Next question, what is the difference between "corn syrup" and "high fructose corn sweetener"? I've seen both listed in the same ingredient list.

BTW, both my U-70s (46 and 47) have suicide doors, I can't imagine trying to get in and out of one with conventional doors like these.
By Park Olson - 7 Years Ago
Corbitt's used some Gardner '8''s
By Jeff Lakaszcyck - 10 Years Ago
I finally caught up to Tony's Autocar in the loading area at Springfield after it had been rained on all day. Even after the rain it has to be one of the nicest Acars around.

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/891bcd05-b7af-4c0f-acda-6719.jpg

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By Jeff Lakaszcyck - 10 Years Ago
Here are the 3 Autocars Rudy Cira brought to Springfield.

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/86400d5c-c8f0-46db-80c5-07cf.jpg

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By Jeff Lakaszcyck - 10 Years Ago
Glee, they call it a DCV. We ran one in the WAI several months ago. The attachments will open bigger.

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By Jeff Lakaszcyck - 8 Years Ago
John is this one of the COE's you have seen with hubcaps ?
I have seen that grille on a couple different Acars, but I didn't know it was tied to a model year.

http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/1d2473d0-fb77-438c-b270-722b.jpg
By Jeff Lakaszcyck - 7 Years Ago
That's a nice one Bill, where is it ?
By Jeff Lakaszcyck - 7 Years Ago
Brocky (4/10/2015)
Jeff: Do you need a snow plow in FLA???


Brocky, you can't be too careful !!

By Jeff Lakaszcyck - 7 Years Ago
John, that is a great pre-war Autocar. Thanks for posting it.
By Jeff Lakaszcyck - 6 Years Ago
I'm sure Al sold the Autocar, but I'm not sure where it went. I'm also curious about Dean's Autocar, I was wondering as well if his daughter has it.
By Jeff Lakaszcyck - 2 Years Ago
Bruce Ohnstad (8/27/2020)
Great find, Warren.  4x4 Autocar, looks like a snow plow lift, but is the box insulated?  Some milk trucks (this box would have been for milk cans, maybe?) had snowplows. Big Blue Streak flathead, maybe from the mid 1930s?  Any more info?

Bruce


Bruce, the box holds the mechanism for manually raising and lowering the plow that was mounted under the chassis. It is believed this model S170 Autocar was part of a snowplow fleet built for the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company around 1938. You can see some of the framework for the center plow in the last photo. Sadly this truck is very rough and has a rusted out frame, as besides plowing these trucks were also used to spread salt.  

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By Jeff Lakaszcyck - Last Year
oldspwr (3/2/2021)
Below are a few pics of Quadbox's (Joe D's) 1979 Construktor.  This Autocar has a  6V92 Detroit, 6 speed main, 4 speed auxillary, 44k rears 6.17 rear, Brayden Winch.  It was in Indiana for years but Joe found it in Tennessee.  It was understood that it used to pull a low boy for a construction outfit.








That's a pretty solid looking truck !

By Tony Bullard - 10 Years Ago
Thanks eymurphey, that was a great video and welcome to the forums.
By Tony Bullard - 9 Years Ago
Another one of Rays. '47 C100



Notice the extra cooling for the Hall Scott 935.

By Tony Bullard - 9 Years Ago
More Le Roi V-8 specs.

By Tony Bullard - 9 Years Ago
Other engine specs.

By Tony Bullard - 6 Years Ago
Dean's daughter may have it as she was building one just like it but I think hers was gonna be a gin pole.
By Tony Bullard - 4 Years Ago
That would have been a nice historic educational picture if you could see through the water mark. I tried hard to to explain that the Head Quarters when they first started digitizing those archives but got no where. I told them that many of us look at the pictures for the detail in them. I suggested even a smaller logo in a bottom corner or better yet a line of text at the bottom. Nope, nothing.

Is that a sleeper Dima?
By Eddy Lucast - 10 Years Ago
Doug,

I'd have to agree on the Autocar / Mack being in the same rugged truck market. We didn't have Mack dealers so I didn't know anything about them but the Mack guys were good sports and I enjoyed picking on them. I ordered a new Autocar in 1985. I am an Autocar fan.

I still didn't know much about a Mack until I met PeterJ. I have to say I enjoy driving the Mack around. It took a while to figure out I wasn't sitting on the outside edge of the truck liike you do in a cabover as I expected but rather you sit more in the middle like a conventional.

Somebody and I won't mention any names, but they like to name all of my trucks, is calling the Mack a firetruck. This is the thanks I get for following him to truck shows and blocking traffic in the left lane when he needs to change lanes cause all the 4 wheelers want to take good look at Willie Makit. Go Figure!
By Eddy Lucast - 10 Years Ago
Aaron don't you have anything to do?
By Eddy Lucast - 10 Years Ago
Photos from messages older than this one have been added to the photo gallery.
By Eddy Lucast - 9 Years Ago
Michael,

Good to see you step out of the shadows, someday you should post some photos of the trucks down in your neck of the woods.
By Eddy Lucast - 9 Years Ago
See if this makes sense.

First save your photos to a folder on your computer. If you send photos from your camera to your email account. Open your email and save the photo attachments to a folder on your computer. Create your message here on the forums

1. Click on the Insert Photo icon on the toolbar of the window you use to create your message. http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/Uploads/Images/f3f65f8e-ccfc-42d9-bedb-3371.jpg

2. Click on Upload Image (see photo below)

3. Click on Browse and find the photo you want to post.

4. Click on Add Image

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By Eddy Lucast - 6 Years Ago
Anybody, Glenn, know where Deans Autocar is.
I miss Deans house moving stories!
By Eddy Lucast - 2 Years Ago
John Frances (4/12/2020)
COEs without suicide doors.
http://forums.justoldtrucks.com/uploads/images/e81f6945-57ed-43cb-8d2a-0bc7.jpg

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Reebie Storage has been around for a long time and is still in business today. They are agents for Allied Van Lines in Chicago. I've hauled some of their loads. They are one of the few teamsters moving operations still in business.
By Eddy Lucast - Yesterday
But White never I owned Freightliner