1955 FORD F-600 TOW TRUCK - 181507 Sold* at Scottsdale 2015 - Lot #661 1955 FORD F-600 TOW TRUCK https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/181507/181507_Front_3-4_Web.JPG
Lot #661   1955 FORD F-600 TOW TRUCK
Auction Scottsdale 2015
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 661
Year 1955
Make FORD
Model F-600
Style TOW TRUCK
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN F60Z5R34738
Exterior Color WHITE/YELLOW/BLACK
Interior Color BLACK/WHITE/GRAY
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 272
Transmission 4-SPEED MANUAL
Description
Lot #661 - This truck started life as a fire truck. It was converted into a wrecker and was put into service for the Whiting Brothers Company. The Whiting Bros. owned over 100 gas stations in their prime in the '50s, '60s and '70s. More than 40 of these stations were located along Route 66 from New Mexico to California. This truck had signage on it showing that is was in use at the Holbrook, AZ location, which was also the Whiting Bros. headquarters. The truck has received a frame-off restoration and is in working order. It has a 272cid V8 engine, a 4-speed transmission and a 2-speed rear end. The motor has been rebuilt and new bearings and seals in the transmission and PTO. The wrecker unit as an Ashton Power Wrecker, Serial No. 1977, and was built and sold by Transportation Equipment Company in Los Angeles, CA. It is rich in Route 66 history.
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