1950s Pickups Take to the Big Stage
Al Rogers

Al Rogers, the Lensman

  2014 goes down as a breakout year for the classic pickup truck at the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s. My yearly car show/event coverage includes several concours d’elegance shows around the country. Usually things kick off with the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance in Florida in early March. This year was no exception. I made my way to the event with a plan to cover the show and focus on the 10 Packard dream cars from the Ralph Marano … Read the rest of the story…

Fargo Sweptside – January/February 2015 Cover Story
Patrick Ertel

1957 Fargo Sweptside

The 1957 Fargo Sweptside that appears on the cover of the January/February 2015 issue of Vintage Truck magazine is one of two known to survive and is owned by Bill Armstrong of Ontario, Canada. The 1957 model was the first Fargo to have the “alligator” hood. It could be opened 45 degrees, or folded up to a full 90 degrees for unequaled access to the engine. And, be sure to check out the video interview with Bill Armstrong and his … Read the rest of the story…

1957 Fargo Sweptside Owner Interview – 2014 Vintage Truck Show
Erin McCarty

1957 Fargo Sweptside

Bill Armstrong and his wife Patricia Godschalk drove all the way from Ontario, Canada, with their 1957 Fargo Sweptside to attend the 13th Annual Vintage Truck Show on August 2, 2014. This beautiful Canadian truck is such a rare bird we couldn’t help but feature it on the cover of the January/February 2015 issue of Vintage Truck. Check out this video interview with Bill and Patricia taken at the show. We have more videos to come, so keeping checking the website for the … Read the rest of the story…

Fargo L Series – For a Few Fargos More
James Mays

58 fargo

The 1958 Fargo L Series that appear in the September/October 2013 issue of Vintage Truck were advertised as “Built to fit your Job!” and “New and ready to work for you.” Since its introduction in 1936, the Fargo brand had been counted on by generations of Canadians, who bought their ChryCo haulers through Canada’s Chrysler-Plymouth dealer network. … Read the rest of the story…