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What Am I for Monday 5/07/12
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By Jeff Lakaszcyck - Sunday, May 06, 2012 1:19 PM
Unusual 1/2 cab truck. Emblem removed. Photo from Bill White.
By ppsyclone - Sunday, May 06, 2012 1:54 PM
Diamond Reo special chassis for trash compactor, probably the City of Phoenix
By clyde318 - Sunday, May 06, 2012 2:10 PM
Agree with Brian. Diamond Reo.
By Daryl Gushee - Sunday, May 06, 2012 4:25 PM
That cab resembles a I.H. farm tractor cab. I'll say International Harvester.
By ESwartzie - Sunday, May 06, 2012 4:31 PM
Looks like something Hendrickson would come up with.

Ed Swartz.
By John Frances - Sunday, May 06, 2012 5:44 PM
By PZ 1 - Sunday, May 06, 2012 7:03 PM
The cab was made by Ma Bell.
By John Suckoe - Sunday, May 06, 2012 11:16 PM
CCC Crane Carrier Corp.
By Jeff Lakaszcyck - Monday, May 07, 2012 2:01 PM
I kind of like the Ma Bell angle, but we have to give this one to John Frances. This truck is a 1969 Madsen FC180C built for the refuse business. I was surprised to find that Madsen goes all the way back to 1948, building special purpose trucks, buses, fire engines, and refuse haulers on custom chassis. A variety of engines were available, including Ford, Hall-Scott, International, and White for gas burners, and Cummins, Detroit, and Waukesha diesels. Dual cab models were built starting in 1971, with production ending in 1973. Thanks to the Mroz encyclopedia for the info, and Bill White for the photos.