Yes this is a 1941 Ford powered by a flathead V8 engine. The railroads would deliver interstate commerce to the local depots and trucks like this would transport the goods to its final destination or pick up and deliver to the depot to be shipped by the railroads. Upon the advent interstate freeways by President Eisenhower in the 50s “18 wheelers” would pickup the commerce from the source, and ship it to the end user bypassing the railroads.

The REA truck in a parade in Toppenish.  We won first place.

<–Left: REA truck driving around Toppenish downtown area.

A parade in Yakima where won the most original trophy