Akron, OH: Pioneer Motor Traffic Club, 1971. Item #65997
Russell, Peggy J. Prowell. THE MOTOR WAGONS. Akron: Pioneer Motor Traffic Club of Akron, Ohio, 1971. 10 1/2"x8", 302p, imitation leather, illustrated, vg. 1st edition. A history of early trucking and the trucking industry in Akron, well illustrated by photos of the vehicles and personalities. The efforts of the rubber industry to promote trucking and the use of pneumatic tires are well documented but little has been written of the history of the industry that grew out of these efforts. This work, sponsored by the Pioneer Motor Club of Akron, had two editions of 500 each.