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Trucks on Display

 

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.

1929 REO Speedwagon EX


Engine Type:
REO 6 cylinder Flathead Gold Comet

Transmission Type:
4 speed transmission

Truck Information:
Ransom Eli Olds founded the REO Motor Car Company in 1904 after leaving the Olds Motor Works Company (Oldsmobile) which he had also founded. When he left Oldsmobile, he was precluded from using his name (Olds) for another auto company, so he chose to use his initials (REO). By the fall of 1904, the new company began producing its first trucks. REO trucks were made from 1904 to 1967. Now you know where the band name came from… Top speed—35 MPH



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