Prime Cuts from the Springfield Meet Market
Bill Holder

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Every Labor Day weekend, the Cars & Part Springfield (Ohio) Swap Meet and Car Show, held at the Clark County Fairgrounds, addresses everything automotive—old and new, big and small. The event always brings a number of used, and ofttimes abused, vintage trucks. Owners gave a number of different explanations about why they were letting their vehicles go, such as “it’s too much work” or “too much money,” or “my wife’s mad because I bought it,” and many others. Whatever the reason, here are six … Read the rest of the story…

Fall Boasts Bounty of Truck Shows
Karen O’Brien

The Eventer

Whether or not you own a vintage truck, getting out to a show is one of the best parts of this hobby because you’re sure to learn something new. Truck owners are quick to share their knowledge and enthusiasm with curious folks, as I learned a couple of weeks ago at the 42nd Annual Hoosier Old Wheels Car Show & Swap Meet in Plymouth, Indiana. The show featured antique cars, rods, customs, and trucks. It’s not every day that you … Read the rest of the story…

Studebaker Ace – Dream Wrecker
Al Rogers

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The 1935 Studebaker Ace that appears in the May/June 2014 issue of Vintage Truck magazine was restored and converted from a farm truck into a tow truck by Ken Voigt of South Dakota before being bought at auction by Chester Bradfield of Virginia. The Marquette model 140N manual tow crane came from a Chevrolet dealership that had originally bought it for a Chevy half-ton it was restoring. … Read the rest of the story…