Local Man Buys Splendid New Truck

by Laurel | May 28th, 2010

May 27, 1917

Local Man Buys New Truck

Local Man Buys New Truck

Two Ton Pierce-Arrow Truck for C. B. Sampson of Holyoke, from the Arrow company. Cost at that time was around $3700. Major money if you look at the range via the relative value of a US dollar over time. I guess it was pretty big news given the cost. The sign on the side of the truck reads “Hay, Grain and Mason Supplies.”

More on this truck (and with a clearer image) at the Pierce-Arrow site (Scroll to bottom of page).

From The Springfield Republican.

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