TowZone Posted June 21, 2018 Share Posted June 21, 2018 Topic Originally posted by Paulie 417 in January of 2007: I learned to tow with this truck in the late 70's. It was retired in 1995 Spanky said: Now that's "AWESOME". Is it still around? Any more pictures of it anywhere? Antique Holmes Wrecker, & a COE. You can't beat that combination. Is the '54 ford COE still around. Looks to be a "Big Job" C700, or C800, with Air Brakes. I know of a Farmer that has a '54 Ford C800 COE Flat Dump, that's still in use, near my job. I also meet a nice '51, or '52 F800 flat dump, along Hwy 70, in Greensboro alot, on the way to work. Paulie 417 said: Spanky, As I remember the truck was a big job 700 W/juice brakes. It scraped in 1995, upstate NY road salt did it in. Spanky said: The reason, I said Air brakes, is it's looks like it has a Air Horn, on top. Did it have a Holmes Tow cradle, on the back. I've got a Holmes 525, on a '53 Chevy COE. Thanks, for posting this picture. michael212 said: Wow That is a cool pic. If you do run across more pics Do post. I am Kinda like Spanky, but I'm a Ford guy. No offense Spanky. It's just that we hardly get any old ford pics.... Check out the Double Front bumpers. I have one like that with 3. That was popular to do back then. Thanks For sharing. Michael 212 Ed Barker said: Thanks for sharing,really neat,,,,its no wonder they ran it for 41 years ,,,,, they were towing for AAA,,,,,,,,, Da Wash Boss said: Thats a nice truck!!!!!!! Danny Cassello Underdog said: Great old picture. Please post more if you have them. Stay safe, Rich Paulie 317 said: Hello! I found this pic. today I repainted It for the owners in 1980 I wasen't crazy about the red wheels but rule #1 Boss is always right !!! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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