Model T Fire Truck Replaced a Horse-Drawn Carriage a Century Ago
Back in the day, when a fire was blazing through a building, the luxury of a fire truck blaring its lights and sirens to speed to the scene did not exist.
There once was a time when a small-size truck knew its place in the food chain compared to a full-size truck. That’s not the case in the United States anymore, but it’s even more so in Europe.
Arizona auto titan Jim Click has prepared a small batch of era-defining Ford racers for RM Sotheby’s event at Pebble Beach headlining an original Mk I GT40.
If vehicles sold on charm alone, and not performance or safety characteristics, this 1948 Ford F-3 pickup truck would definitely be a best seller.
Let’s face it: There’s still a part of that little kid who used to have that road map rug and pretended to put out fires with a toy fire truck inside of you.