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What Am I for Thursday 1/20/11


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By Jeff Lakaszcyck - Wednesday, January 19, 2011 2:37 PM
Big truck from around 1930. Photo from Brian Kelly.

By TonyClemens - Wednesday, January 19, 2011 2:42 PM
White
By peterj - Wednesday, January 19, 2011 2:44 PM
Don't have a clue---WAG Maccar
By tamangel - Wednesday, January 19, 2011 3:35 PM
WAG for me too,  STERLING

Mike W
ATHS Member
By clyde318 - Wednesday, January 19, 2011 3:58 PM
I'll go with Brockway on this one. Nice picture.
By Don MacKenzie - Wednesday, January 19, 2011 4:42 PM
I think PETERJ has it.  MACCAR.
By Bruce Ohnstad - Wednesday, January 19, 2011 5:51 PM
I'll say Atterbury

Bruce
By Wolfcreek_Steve - Wednesday, January 19, 2011 5:58 PM
I'll hazard a guess with Autocar
By Autocarjim - Wednesday, January 19, 2011 6:05 PM
Maccar
By tamangel - Wednesday, January 19, 2011 7:36 PM
moseying over to the MACCAR line..

Mike W
ATHS Member
By Brocky - Thursday, January 20, 2011 1:55 AM
Am going to back up David with Brockway  or possibly an early 30's Brockway Indinana from when they were togather.
By Bill White - Thursday, January 20, 2011 4:44 AM
Gotfredson
By Jeff Lakaszcyck - Thursday, January 20, 2011 3:17 PM
For someone who doesn't have a clue, Peterj is pretty clued in ! This big truck is a 1932 Maccar SW86 10 tonner. One of the founders of Maccar in 1912 was Jack Mack, one of the famous Mack brothers who started Mack trucks in 1901. Maccar could not survive the depression and went out of business in 1935. This model SW86 was the largest truck in the lineup. Thanks to Brian Kelly for the photo; the 2nd picture below is a model 86A from Don MacKenzie.

 

By peterj - Thursday, January 20, 2011 3:20 PM
I guessed that cause it had scranton,pa on the side!
By Bill White - Thursday, January 20, 2011 3:21 PM
By maccartrucks - Thursday, January 31, 2019 8:16 AM
The truck that is pictured is a 1933 Maccar. It was built in Scranton, PA.
I researched the Maccar Company and wrote a book on Maccar Trucks. The book can be found at the AACA Library in Hershey, the Philadelphia, Detroit and Scranton Libraries.
The company was started by Jack Mack and Roland Carr in 1913 in Allentown, PA. The company moved to Scranton in 1914 and made trucks from 1-1/4ton to 12Tons, until 1933.
If you would like more information email me at maccartrucks@gmail.com