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AACA Museum’s Latest Exhibit Celebrates “Getting the Job Done: Vehicles that Earned Their Keep”

Posted November 16, 2017 9:00 AM by dstrohl

Without commercial vehicles, modern life would grind to a halt rather abruptly. Despite their importance, these workhorses are rarely embraced by collectors, and the likelihood of a 1913 Ford Model T C-cab or 1938 Autocar tanker truck taking Best of Show at Pebble Beach lies directly between “slim” and “none.” The AACA Museum in Hershey, Pennsylvania, however, is paying tribute to a broad array of commercial vehicles with a new exhibit, entitled Getting the Job Done: Vehicles that Earned Their Keep.

Scheduled to run from November 18, 2017, through April 23, 2018, the exhibit will include everything from delivery trucks through professional cars and even business coupes, once the transportation of choice for traveling salesmen. Police cars and fire engines will be represented, with the display including a 1966 Plymouth Fury II police cruiser finished in a Harrison, New Jersey livery; a 1970 Mercury Monterey sedan carrying the California Highway Patrol star; a 1992 Ford Mustang pursuit vehicle from the Florida Highway Patrol; and a pair of fire engines – the 1922 Brockway LaFrance and the 1938 Mack – from the museum’s permanent collection.

See more images of the workhorse vehicles from eras gone-by, on Hemmings.

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Awesome pictures.

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