Ford and Holmes 440 – No Place Like Holmes
Erin McCarty

78 ford

The 1978 Ford with a Holmes 440 wrecker body that appears in the May/June 2013 issue of Vintage Truck is owned by Stan Chciuk of New Jersey. A bigger restoration job than he had originally anticipated, Chciuk found a leaking rear main seal, missing flywheel teeth, rotted cab mounts, a hole through the floor by the driver’s feet, rotted brake lines, and more when he began disassembling the truck. … Read the rest of the story…

Avery farm truck – May/June 2013 Cover Story
Patrick Ertel


The 1913 Avery farm truck that appears on the cover of the May/June 2013 issue of Vintage Truck magazine is the product of J.B. Bartholomew’s desire to appeal to the greatest market and have a vehicle that was part farm tractor and part motor truck. Although ultimately declared a failure, this farm truck represents the entrance of Avery into the world of gasoline power. What else is in this issue? Features 1967 Mercury 3/4-ton 4X4 1954 Studebaker 1978 Ford and … Read the rest of the story…