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TowTimes.com - New Book about Bill Jackson and the Beginnings of Air Cushions in the USA


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Air-Cushions-The-Beginning-226x300.jpgBill Jackson’s son Bruce Jackson has released new book titled: Air Cushions: The beginning Coast to Coast USA 1975
The book contains some 230 black-and-white photos of the 1975 trip by Bill, his wife Cicely, Bruce and Fred Noble to introduce air cushions to the United States, along with comments by Bruce.
The photos depict:
Towing companies and fire departments they visited
Photos of the WreckMaster factory where they began the journey
Details of finding the Kinman brothers in Indianapolis (who became their dealers)
Details of the Oberg/Frentron wrecker factory in Washington state.
Details of the Koefoed wrecker factory in San Francisco
Photos of the first fire department that used air cushions
Photos of the first company to use air cushions in the U.S.
Early air cushions demos
The visit to the home of the west coast “big stick wreckers”
Many old wreckers and views of the U.S. road system in 1975
Photos of the Jackson family during the trip.
“In short, lots of wrecker history all in one book,” Bruce states. “Most of it never seen before.”
This 150-page book retails for $74 US, and includes shipping to the USA and Canada. International shipping is extra.
Air Cushions: The beginning Coast to Coast USA 1975 can be ordered here
For more information, visit billjacksonlegacy.com

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