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Classic Trucks

With World-War-2 nearly over, civilian truck production resumed in August of 1945. Unlike passenger cars, trucks had been built continuously through the war years, making post-war production easier to start up than for passenger cars. Newspaper and magazine ads started promoting new 1946 truck models in the Autumn of 1945.

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Generally defined as a light-duty truck having an enclosed cab and an open cargo area, pickup trucks began as mere work vehicles with few creature comforts, generally found on farms, ranches, and construction sites. As the decades rolled on, the fine line between car and truck has all but vanished.

Chevy Trucks

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1947-1955 Advance Line Trucks
1955-1959 Task Force Trucks
1955-1958 Chevy Cameo Carrier
1959-1960 El Camino

Dodge Trucks

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1946-1968 Dodge Power Wagon

Ford Trucks

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1948-1952 Bonus-Built Trucks
1953-1956 F-series Fords
1961-1967 Ford Econoline pickup

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Classic Jeeps

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Willys Civilian Jeep 1945-1953
Kaiser-Willys Jeep 1954-1969
CJ Jeep 1970-1986

Military and Commercial Vehicles

Army Jeep History 1941-1954
WW2 Jeep 1941-1945
Divco Milk Truck

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Vintage Campers

Many old car enthusiasts are realizing how much fun it is to find an old camper to tow behind their classic car or truck. Cheaper than a second house and more comfortable than a tent (with amenities such as electricity and an actual bed), vintage campers are more popular than ever!

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Read: Vintage Camper History

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