Videos: Views of classic rigs from the 1940s

Updated Jun 26, 2020
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The American Truck Historical Society held its annual convention and truck show in a virtual format in late May.

In the video above, get a view of a number of trucks from 1940-1946 that participated in the truck show portion of ATHS’ virtual event. The video below covers the remainder of the decade. Featured trucks include a 1940 Mack FK, a 1946 Ford dump truck, a 1947 Peterbilt 344 and more.

The group created 20 videos spanning 118 years of trucks, starting with a video showing trucks from 1902 to 1929 and ending with one that includes trucks from 1996 to 2020. In total, more than 1,400 trucks participated in the event.

Stay tuned to the Overdrive‘s Custom Rigs newsletter each week for a decade-by-decade look at the trucks that took part in ATHS’ virtual truck show, or check out all 20 videos on YouTube.