Ford Model 77 – July/August 2012 Cover Story
Patrick Ertel

Uncommon Flatbed 1937 Ford Model 77

The 1937 Ford Model 77 that appears on the cover of the July/August 2012 issue of Vintage Truck magazine is unique in that it doesn’t look like either the 1936 or the 1938 models. “I have an interest in the way things used to be and bought this 1937 Ford to preserve a bit of history,” said owner Todd Beck. What else is in this issue? Features 1920 Garford 1948 Chevy 3/4-ton truck 1957 Jeep FC-170 Departments Delivery Designs – … Read the rest of the story…

Jeep FC-170 – Worth the Effort
Erin McCarty

1957 Jeep

The 1957 Jeep FC-170 that appears in the July/August 2012 issue of Vintage Truck magazine was restored over the course of nine years by Gene Vierthaler, who often hears people tell him that they have never seen a cab-over-engine Jeep. Gene, who has been a woodworker for most of his life, saved the bed for last because for him making the wooden bed was the most enjoyable part of the entire project. By Gene Vierthaler … Read the rest of the story…

Garford – Taking a Chance
Erin McCarty

1920 Garford

The 1920 Garford that appears in the July/August 2012 issue of Vintage Truck magazine is owned by Bill Kirby of Asheboro, North Carolina. Although the Garford is unsophisticated and crude by today’s standards, the truck exhibits an undeniable beauty in simplicity of style and attention to detail. Text and photos by Ron Crable … Read the rest of the story…