First auto truck in town

Title

First auto truck in town

Description

Sepia-toned image of a man standing next to a wooden truck parked on a plank street in front of a store. The truck looks like a wagon and has wooden spoked wheels and a steering wheel and is loaded with boxes and packages. Gears and chains can be seen beneath the truck and next to one of the rear wheels. A postage stamp is still partially attached to the back of the postcard.
[front] [ink] Hillsboro's first auto truck. [back] [postmark] May 19 4 PM 1917 Oregon. [pen] First Auto Truck in Hillsboro. [pencil] Mrs. John Maynard Hillsboro, Ogn [sic] Friday - My dear Ennis [?] Rec'd your card ... also ...from Mari...Mon. ..a so sorry to know of Manley's suffering--have not heard from Maud ... she said she would drop me a card and Tues. I fear she has worried herself sick. We got the doors all O.K. [sic] am feeling fine/very busy [sic]

Date Created

5/19/1917

Medium

photographic postcards

Language

English

Identifier

WCMpic_003209

Rights

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Collection