1937 White Model 700 Streamline Tanker Truck

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    Artwork by Alexis De Sakhnoffsky

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    1. tekcran 86 months ago | reply

      wow - I want one. has anyone seen this in real life?

    2. aldenjewell 86 months ago | reply

      I think most of these illustrations were styling studies only, but if you wanted one I'm sure there was a body builder who would build one for you. I've never seen one like this, though. It is a beauty, isn't it?

    3. carphoto 86 months ago | reply

      1947 White Labatt's Streamliner Tractor/Trailer. The custom bodies on trucks were popular in the late 30s and up. This Streamline is one of a series built in Toronto by the Smith Coach works in Toronto . The first ones were built in 1937. Not sure if any survive.

    4. carphoto 86 months ago | reply

      They did build a lot of straight trucks for the companies. The trucks in those days were important rolling billboards for their companies. Something stylish and colourful was eye catching.

    5. worldsfair39 71 months ago | reply

      Carphoto:
      What a unique truck and trailer! It's nice to see some of those still around! From an era of extreme streamlining and taste... Could you imagine walking down the street and seeing that truck deliver beer to a store? No matter how good or bad their beer was, everyone would agree their trucks were tops!

      That '37 White gas truck is a serious statement of streamlining... and the dark blue with light gray is a very sharp and tasteful contrast. I'm sure if a manufacturer today were to produce a run of these they'd have a hard time fillin' orders!

    6. carphoto 71 months ago | reply

      1938 Diamond  T Seagram's custom van Here is a similar body on a Diamond T frame. I think it may be the same body builder.

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