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General Motors, Dodge and International Harvester made trucks like this in the '30s and 40's. Ford didn't, they had outside builders.

Here is a '37 Chevrolet. It has role up fabric on each side. What were these trucks called and what were they used for?

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Hucksters.... used aroudn the Farm.

I think we can all use out imagination, think abotu the name. :)

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You got it.

They were called Canopy Express and used as delivery trucks...out the back and the sides.

I never knew much about these models with canvas roll-ups side and rear.

Something so appealing about these. I'd luv to buy corn form one.

Here's a pristine '48 Chevrolet Canopy Express:

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