1912 Pierce Arrow R3 5 Ton truck; Pierce Arrow Company; 1912; 2015.309


1912 Pierce Arrow R3 5 Ton truck

About this object

Year: 1912
Make: Pierce Arrow
Model: R3 5 Ton
Serial No: 313
Engine Make: Pierce Arrow
Engine Type: 4 Cylinder T Head
In3: 448
Bill Richardson bought this truck unrestored but fairly complete from Ron Carey of Calgary, Canada in 2003. Ron bought this truck from the collection T. E. Cory of Houston, Texas.
the engine is a dry sump T head. Pierce Arrow built trucks from 1910 until 1933 and for a short period formed the S.P.A. Truck Corp in conjunction with Studebaker. Pierce Arrow trucks went into White in 1933.


Pierce Arrow Company

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Date Made


Subject and Association Keywords

technology, transport, truck

Named Collection

Bill Richardson Transport World

Credit Line

From the collection of Bill Richardson Transport World

Object Type

Transport, motor vehicle, truck

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