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American Trucks of the 1960s (Those Were the Days...)

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This highly visual study covers the US and Canadian truck manufacturers that built trucks in North America in the 1960s. Canadian-built trucks were often unique, while others were built specifically for the American market. The North American truck manufacturers continued to thrive to meet the demands of the prosperity of the 1960s with fresh designs and features. These rugged, reliable trucks were capable of transcontinental commutes of goods on a regular basis, or performing delivery and construction tasks in and around cities.  This concise volume covers not only the histories of the major and lesser known truck manufactures, but also the obscure, yet historically significant manufacturers.

About the Author

Norm Mort was raised in Toronto where vehicles from every corner of the world were sold. He began taking pictures of old cars and trucks parked at the side of the road before he was ten. At 12 years of age, Norm was the youngest member on the executive of the Antique and Classic Car Club of Canada, Toronto Chapter. In the 1960s he began accumulating photos and information on motoring. Over the years Norm's personal vehicle collection has included everything from a 1949 Allard to a 1922 Vauxhall. He has been a writer for magazines and newspapers in the field of transport for nearly 25 years and is a member of the Canadian Society of Automotive Historians.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781845842284
Author:
Mort, Norm
Publisher:
Veloce Publishing
Subject:
Automotive - Trucks
Subject:
Automotive - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Those Were the Days...
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
120 color and b/w ill
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
7.5 x 8 x 0.22 in 0.69 lb

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