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Below is a sampling of many of the trucks on display in our Trucking Hall of Fame® Exhibit Hall. When you visit, you’ll find more than what is featured here.

1927 Fisher Jr. Express


Engine Type:
Continental 31 L 6-Cylinder 44.5 HP @ 2,800 RPM

Transmission Type:
3 forward speeds, 1 reverse

Truck Information:
Fisher Motor Trucks were manufactured from 1912 to 1933 by the Standard Motor Truck Company in Detroit, Michigan. Albert Fisher was President. They built 1-ton to 3 1/2 ton models. Their slogan was Powerful, Speedy Motor Trucks of Latest Design with Inbuilt Quality. According to a permit badge that was discovered on the truck, this truck was still in use in 1948 and owned by John T. Schaub & Son, Inc., Newark, New Jersey. The 6-cylinder L-head engine has a 2 & 7/8 bore and a 4 &3/4 stroke for 185.04 cubic inches. The gross weight capacity of the truck is 5,275 pounds. This allows for a 750 pound body and a 2,525 pound chassis. Bill Moon purchased this truck from an auction at Harrah's Casino in 1982. The truck was restored to its current condition in 2013. The wood body on the truck was completely new and built to original specifications. Top speed 25 mph.



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