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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • BUY WAR SAVINGS STAMPS, c. 1918

The Universal Truck: 1925

The Universal Truck: 1925

Washington, D.C., 1925. "Parkway Motor Co. -- Ford truck." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Universal

Is that the proper term, just where else in the universe did Ford sell vehicles? Would that include all countries in the universe in 1925?

1067 Wisconsin Ave

Parkway Motor was located at 1065-67 Wisconsin Ave NW.


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Easily speaking

I'd say that's a pretty darn clean tank on that rig.
I wonder what business that fellow's in anyway?

Ironic

The car parked in front of the Ford dealer appears to be a 1923 - 1925 Chevrolet Superior Series with DeLuxe trim including disc wheels, bright nickel radiator shell, cowl lights, and several other items (not all of which are visible in this photo).

For those that know their Ford history, at least it wasn't a Dodge Brothers Car.

 
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