1940 Dodge RX70 truck; Chrysler Corporation; February 1940; 2015.186

Name/Title

1940 Dodge RX70 truck

About this object

Year: 1940
Make: Dodge
Model: RX70
Serial No: 8349779
Engine Make: Dodge
Engine Type: Side Valve 6
In3: 331
One of 303 Dodge Airflow trucks built, this truck was one of an order of 75 built for Texaco in 1939 - 1940. This was the 4th last Airflow Dodge built, completed in February 1940. It went to a contracting company and was used as a water cart before going to the wreckers. It was bought by Louis Wright a tanker truck operator from Chicago who intended to restore it but didn't. Bill Richardson bought it in January 1992 and finished it's restoration in December 1996.

Maker

Chrysler Corporation

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

February 1940

Place Made

United States of America

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, transport, truck

Collection

Bill Richardson Transport World

Credit Line

From the collection of Bill Richardson Transport World

Object Type

Transport, motor vehicle, truck

Object number

2015.186

Copyright Licence  

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