Chevrolet – Old-style Wrecker
Ray Hoffman

1929 chevy wrecker

The 1929 Chevrolet wrecker that appears in the March/April 2012 issue of Vintage Truck magazine is owned by Richard Sorrels of Columbia, Missouri. Richard believes the original owners, the Skinner Brothers of Atlanta, Missouri, bought the Chevy as a cab and chassis and added the aftermarket Weaver Auto Crane unit built at Springfield, Illinois. … Read the rest of the story…

Chevrolet Ambulance – A Modest Professional
Bill Siuru

1951 chevy ambulance

The 1951 Chevrolet ambulance that appears in the March/April 2012 issue of Vintage Truck magazine is owned by Michael Della Gala of Glendale, California. Originally a sedan delivery, the vehicle was converted into an ambulance by Guy Barnette and Co. in Memphis, Tennessee, and used by Masonic Home Hospital in Utica, New York, as a patient transport and paint shop and maintenance vehicle until 1975. … Read the rest of the story…

Chevrolet CCC 1 1/2-Ton – November/December 2011
B. Mitchell Carlson

Chevy CCC

The 1935 Chevrolet CCC 1 1/2-ton that appears on the cover of the November/December 2011 issue of Vintage Truck magazine was found and restored by Ken Yuly, president of the North Dakota Military Vehicle Collectors Association chapter of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association. As part of Roosevelt’s New Deal, this Civilian Conservation Corps truck played a part in a program to get young men in rural areas back to work following the Great Depression. One of the more popular nicknames … Read the rest of the story…