Trucks have certainly changed in style and use over the years, and this auto car from the 1920s shows how far technology and comfort have come over the past 90 or so years.
The Edwin F. Daniels & Co. Coal and Coke truck was upfit by the Chicago-based Auto Truck Group. While obviously designed for a utilitarian purpose, there are some remarkable signs of the great care taken in prepping the truck for its commercial use, particularly the extensive use of pinstrippling around the door, windows and evern the side of the truck.
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