1974 Brockway 361 Tow Truck

Yesterday you saw the still and lifeless photo of the Brockway 361 tow truck that is part of the Clarence Ritchie collection. While it was a nice photo it can only convey a small impression of the true character of the truck. Today we get to jump in the cab and enjoy the sounds of the Detroit 6-71 as it winds through the slate country of Washington County, NY. Power hits the road through the work of a 10 speed Roadranger so there is plenty of gear shifting to enjoy.

Glamour shots.

*Update 10/24/13*

John sends us a photo of the Brockway when it was still owned by Sheldons Towing of Wilton, NH. It can bee seen winching a 1939 Ford onto a trailer being hauled by a 1936 Ford 1 1/2 Ton. Great shot John!

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3 Responses to 1974 Brockway 361 Tow Truck

  1. John Burnham says:

    I have a photo of this truck in Wilton NH when owned by Sheldons winching a 1939 ford onto a gooseneck trailer of mine being pulled by my 1936 ford 1-1/2 ton . how do i attach the photo ????

    • Eric says:

      Right below the comment field is a button that is labeled choose file. Click it and then select your photo. It’s a new feature to the site that wasn’t available until you asked. Thanks!

  2. Clarence Ritchie says:

    I love it! Give me more. I hope Mr. Sheldon is happy, cause I am! CR

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