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Our holdings include hundreds of glass and film negatives/transparencies that we've scanned ourselves; in addition, many other photos on this site were extracted from reference images (high-resolution tiffs) in the Library of Congress research archive. (To query the database click here.) They are adjusted, restored and reworked by your webmaster in accordance with his aesthetic sensibilities before being downsized and turned into the jpegs you see here. All of these images (including "derivative works") are protected by copyright laws of the United States and other jurisdictions and may not be sold, reproduced or otherwise used for commercial purposes without permission.

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Double Truck: 1941

Double Truck: 1941

October 1941. "Car transport filling up with gas at Little Falls, New York." Medium format negative by John Collier. View full size.

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What make ?

Is this a GMC cab over?

[Dodge. -tterrace]

The Sticker on the Truck

I remember seeing trucks with that sticker having an "M" inside the shape of the US. Does anyone know what that signifies?

There's one hiding

I've never seen one like this either but I found a pic of a similar setup with open sides.

Chevy hidden inside

Too much Dodge on the outside for it to handle.

what's inside?

Why the triangel shape? So the trailer isn't as long? And what is inside the triangle? First time I've seen one like this!

SHORPY HISTORICAL PHOTO ARCHIVE | History in HD is a vintage photo archive featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1960s. (Available as fine-art prints from the Shorpy Archive.) The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago.

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