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« Reply #20 on: Aug 22nd, 2011, 10:24pm »
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Utility body truck, I can not identify the make or year.

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« Reply #21 on: Aug 22nd, 2011, 10:49pm »
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E/1950s Dodge. Note what appears to be a ram's head hood ornament.

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« Reply #22 on: Aug 23rd, 2011, 6:53am »
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Chevy Crew Cab Pickup

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« Reply #23 on: Aug 23rd, 2011, 11:11am »
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on Aug 22nd, 2011, 10:49pm, TB_Diamond wrote:       (Click here for original message)
E/1950s Dodge. Note what appears to be a ram's head hood ornament.

 I think it's a '49 or '50..


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« Reply #24 on: Jun 14th, 2012, 8:12am »
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Does anyone know what the S & T Department was?

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« Reply #25 on: Jun 14th, 2012, 10:04am »
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Signals and Telephone
 
Keith (the one in Maine)


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« Reply #26 on: Jun 28th, 2012, 5:25pm »
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Photographed this Dodge A-100 at South Ogden Street, Buffalo, NY on 08 April 1974.

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« Reply #27 on: Aug 22nd, 2012, 5:54am »
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S & T Department Chevy truck, not sure of the model year or when photo was taken.

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« Reply #28 on: Aug 22nd, 2012, 5:57am »
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Lehigh Valley fuel truck, not sure of the make or model year.

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« Reply #29 on: Aug 22nd, 2012, 10:26am »
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Gfluck1:
 
The photo in reply 29 is a 1960s Chevy.  This was the conventional cab design used before the 1970s redesign.
 
The truck in the photo of reply 30 is either a White or Diamond T tilt cab model, which was a cab design used in the very late 1950s until sometime in the late 1960s.  International also had a line of tilt cab trucks, which may have used this same cab-but there isn't enough of the truck's cab showing for me to tell.  
 
Fuel delivery companies liked the tilt cab design because it made for easier handling and shorter turning radius in crowded or narrow streets.  If they bought a chassis of the same wheelbase, and the tank body was in decent shape, it would be transferred from the old chassis to the new one.
 
Hope this helps.
 
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« Reply #30 on: Aug 22nd, 2012, 8:51pm »
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on Aug 22nd, 2012, 10:26am, photoman475 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Gfluck1:
 
The photo in reply 29 is a 1960s Chevy.  This was the conventional cab design used before the 1970s redesign.
 
The truck in the photo of reply 30 is either a White or Diamond T tilt cab model, which was a cab design used in the very late 1950s until sometime in the late 1960s.  International also had a line of tilt cab trucks, which may have used this same cab-but there isn't enough of the truck's cab showing for me to tell.  
 
Fuel delivery companies liked the tilt cab design because it made for easier handling and shorter turning radius in crowded or narrow streets.  If they bought a chassis of the same wheelbase, and the tank body was in decent shape, it would be transferred from the old chassis to the new one.
 
Hope this helps.
 
Alan

 That series Chevy truck ran from '67 to '73..I think the fuel truck is a White C.O.E.[cab over engine] also..


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« Reply #31 on: Aug 22nd, 2012, 9:11pm »
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LV Lou:
 
I grew up around firemen, and out term for cab-over-engine was tilt cab.  Any time you needed to do anything on the engine, you had to release the cab's locking mechanism and tilt the cab up.
 
We're talking about the same thing, just using different terminology!
 
Have a good one.
 
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« Reply #32 on: Aug 22nd, 2012, 11:55pm »
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on Aug 22nd, 2012, 9:11pm, photoman475 wrote:       (Click here for original message)
LV Lou:
 
I grew up around firemen, and out term for cab-over-engine was tilt cab.  Any time you needed to do anything on the engine, you had to release the cab's locking mechanism and tilt the cab up.
 
We're talking about the same thing, just using different terminology!
 
Have a good one.
 
Alan
Oh,absolutely..Tomato,tomatoe,LOL!!! People usually called them tilt cab's,the industry called the C.O.E..


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« Reply #33 on: Aug 23rd, 2012, 10:11pm »
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LV Lou:
 
I hope the LV did not have any of the 1960s-1970s Chevy tilt cabs.  My dad was less than thrilled when he had to drive the fire department's squad truck.  The manual transmission's stick shift was located on the REAR of the cab, instead of next to the driver's seat!  Imagine trying to shift by moving your hand up and down instead of left to right and work the clutch at the same time.
 
Not exactly his idea of fun.
 
Alan


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« Reply #34 on: Aug 23rd, 2012, 11:51pm »
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Actually,I can imagine it,LOL!! I've worked on everything at one time or another,right now in my shop,I have a '67 Harley ServiCar,left side throttle,left side foot clutch,right side hand shifter..Had a right hand drive Renault R16 once,with a 5 speed on the column..

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« Reply #35 on: Aug 24th, 2012, 6:54am »
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on Aug 23rd, 2012, 11:51pm, LV LOU wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Actually,I can imagine it,LOL!! I've worked on everything at one time or another,right now in my shop,I have a '67 Harley ServiCar,left side throttle,left side foot clutch,right side hand shifter..Had a right hand drive Renault R16 once,with a 5 speed on the column..

I would bet that your Servi-Car had been owned by a police department that had formerly used Indian motorcycles. My 1927 Indian Scout has a left throttle and clutch and right hand shift. The original reasoning behind this was a police officer wanted his right hand free to use a pistol, so having a left hand throttle made sense.
Keith


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« Reply #36 on: Aug 24th, 2012, 8:08pm »
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on Aug 24th, 2012, 6:54am, LVRR2095 wrote:       (Click here for original message)

I would bet that your Servi-Car had been owned by a police department that had formerly used Indian motorcycles. My 1927 Indian Scout has a left throttle and clutch and right hand shift. The original reasoning behind this was a police officer wanted his right hand free to use a pistol, so having a left hand throttle made sense.
Keith
I think this particular machine was built from whatever JUNK the previous owner could get for free,LOL!! Every single piece is worn out and rusty,yet,it was perfectly painted.There really are no indications it was a police bike,and it has a front end that would have had a towbar..


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« Reply #37 on: Jan 16th, 2013, 8:09am »
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Pictured below from a slide I acquired on Ebay is an LV Crane w/ Clamshell. (photographer, location and year unknown)

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« Reply #38 on: Jan 16th, 2013, 8:30am »
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Pictured below from a slide (it's been cropped) I acquired on Ebay, is an International Pickup w/ Crewcab. (photographer, location and year unknown)  


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« Reply #39 on: Jan 16th, 2013, 9:02am »
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Can you post a non-cropped image? It is had to tell.....but it looks like Lehighton Interlocking to me.
 
Keith


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