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Big unit launches big truck operation
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated July 2, 1963 reads, "One of the first deliveries made at Bill Heath Ford, under the expanded truck department, included a unit purchased by Harold Harrison, right, from Joe Calagna, truck manager. The North Hollywood Ford agency is specializing in big units like the specially equipped F-1000 with a 16-ton payload capacity, according to general manager Jim Smith. Equipped with retractable trailing axles and special aluminum body and wheels, truck allows for more payload capacity. Future plans call for expanded truck service facilities to handle the increased heavy-duty truck business."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Bill Heath Ford Agency
Bill Heath Ford Agency--Employees
Automobile industry and trade--California--Los Angeles
Automobile industry and trade--California--Los Angeles--Employees
Automobile dealers--California--Los Angeles
Truck industry--California--Los Angeles
Trucks--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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