So, this olelongrooffan was out and about cruising around and I spotted this beauty just around the corner from TheGoodAttorney's house.
I had seen it in its garage of that house at the intersection of Woodridge and Ridgewood here in the Birthplace of Speed but this was the first time I had seen it out playing in the yard.
This olepickemup truck appears to have been in quite a few shows over the years including the 50th anniversary of the Birthplace of Speed Celebration in 2009.
The headlights of this fire engine red and high gloss black Blue Oval product boasted these really cool headlight visors, the like of which this olelongrooffan doesn't recollect seeing previously.
And while this hood ornament/radiator cap is not as ornate as some, it is still pretty cool and matches the understatedness of this flawless beauty.
And that decal in the passenger side of the opening windshield, that is a gas rationing sticker from World War Two.
And, in addition to the cool wood stakes on this truck, the woodworking owner also constructed a nice wooden box for the bed of this early pickup.
And this olelongrooffan just now, doing this blog, noticed the bullet hole decals on the tailgate!
Know this Counters, it is finding this kind of stuff that continues to allow this olelongrooffan to