Back in the day: Fifth wheels in 1920


We came across a ripper fifth wheel advertisement from 1920, when wood was the material of choice!

 

Our friends at truck parts supplier Tranzmile posted the historic advertisement, which shows just how far we've come with fifth wheels.

The step back in time shows a 'Martin Spring Type Fifth Wheel', to be used with their rear-end trailer assembly.

Singing the praises of the semi, the ad was no doubt revolutionary in its day!

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