10 Vintage Trucks That Never Went Out of Style
These classic trucks are still seen on the road today. Their old age and storied pasts make them all the more desirable to drive.
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This truck was originally used as a freight hauler to carry loads between Sacramento and Richmond, California. After that, it was bought by a farmer who used it to deliver hay to the animals around the farm. Check out these other vintage cars you’ll wish you could still drive today.
1934 Dodge pickup
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It took 82 years for this vintage truck to develop its rusty look. In its younger years, it worked on a farm before it was put in storage and then sat in a junkyard. The insides of the car have been restored, but the owners decided to keep the rustic charm on the outside.
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This Ford truck weighs one and a half tons and the first owners used it as a logging truck. After that, it was used to haul hay, oats, and crops. If you think these old trucks look strange, wait until you see the craziest cars ever built.
1955 Dodge C
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This vintage truck was made to be on a Christmas card. The second owner bought the car in 2010 and did his best to restore it to its original condition. Everyone gathers around to admire his work every time he brings the car out for a ride.
1959 Chevrolet Apache
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This green Chevy was purchased from Sheridan Chevrolet in Sutton, Nebraska. It was originally used to haul grain but has since been passed down in the family and is still driven today. For more nostalgia, check out these photos that show what daily life was like in the 1950s.
1968 F-series Ford
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This all-metal exterior truck had a fifth wheel plate that was used to pull trailers. If you want to drive this truck today you’ll have to learn to use the hand choke on the dashboard to start it, operate a manual transmission that has a stiff clutch, learn how to turn without power steering, not have power brakes, and only listen to the one radio station it gets.
1976 Ranger F-150
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This sturdy truck still sits proudly in the driveway of the original owner’s daughter. If you take good care of something it will last for a long time! Get a look at more vintage cars that will remind you how different and cool cars used to be.