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The photo album is in PDF format and Adobe Acrobat Reader Version 5 or newer is required (Acrobat Reader is a free download from Adobe). The CD will run on operating systems as old as Windows 95, but will not read on earlier versions of Acrobat Reader.

Neither the CD nor the contents are public shareware. Copyright laws apply.

Truck Photographer's Diary - 111

Vol. 11

Hodge’s Truck Stop

Lily , Kentucky

A Truck Photographer’s Diary, Vol. 11, Hodge’s Truck Stop – Lily, Kentucky, is intended to provide historic photographic documentation of trucks from a bygone era, primarily the 1950s, with just a few photos from the 1960s.

This is a very unique and rare collection of 182 photos. Almost all were taken in the 1950s and were hung on the wall of the truck stop. They definitely show their age and abuse, and are less than perfect, but I feel the historic value of the trucks shown out weighs the technical aspects of the photos.

While the documentation contained herein focuses on the equipment, many of the photos also include the driver of the truck.

Trucking was much different in the Fifties than it is today. Not only was the industry different during the regulation era, but the equipment, technology, and even the people were different.

All of the photos will view very well on screen. Pages may be printed for personal non-commercial use only – not for public distribution by any manual, mechanical or electronic means.

Acrobat Reader 5.0 or newer is required for reading the photo album. Acrobat Reader is installed on most new computers, or you can download it free at: www.adobe.com

The photo album is an automated slideshow and can also be viewed manually. Instructions are included.

No part of this e-Book photo album, in whole or in part, or the photos contained herein, in whole or in part, may be reproduced, transmitted, scanned or distributed by any manual, mechanical or electronic means or devices without express written permission from the author and publisher.