1908 Electric Truck owned by the Curtis Company in Philadelphia to deliver the Saturday Evening Post and other newspaper and magazines.
Sears High Wheeler
After Richard Sears retired as company president in 1908, new Sears President Robert E. Wood was persuaded by associates to get into the automobile craze and take advantage of this new trend. The company approached Alvaro S. Krotz, who had built an electric car under his own name in Ohio from 1903 - 1904, to design and produce a car.
Ford Depot Hack
While many are familiar with the term Depot Hack, the origin of the term is not so well known. Built for high capacity seating and luggage carrying, this type of vehicle served a specific market.
One of the most remembered forms of Transportation in the West was the Stage Coach.
Quality Fruit and Produce Co. in Huntington, Wv.
Gravity Gas Pump
By the 1915s, some visible gas pumps stood upwards of 10-feet tall. The cylinders were marked, by gallon, similar to a large science beaker.
The average Conestoga wagon was 18 feet long, 11 feet high, and 4 feet in width. It could carry up to 12,000 pounds of cargo. The cracks in the body of the wagon were stuffed with tar to protect them from leaking while crossing rivers.
Model TT Truck
On July 27, 1917, Ford began selling the Model TT with a stretched wheelbase for the commercial market.