1930-1939 Ford Trucks

1934 Ford pickup truck

1934 Ford Trucks

Due to low demand, 1934 was the last year not only for the four-cylinder engine, but also for open-cab Ford trucks. Since both of these represented the least-expensive alternatives, it was a subtle signal that the economy was finally beginning to improve.

Ford trucks didn't share the car line's sleek 1933 styling alterations, but did get a thicker grille housing and lower headlight bar, as shown on this little-changed '34 pickup.

1930-1939 Ford Trucks

1934 Ford pickup truck

Ford's V-8 had grown so popular that the four-cylinder engine was fazed out during the model year, as was the roadsterlike Open Cab body for trucks.

1930-1939 Ford Trucks

1934 school bus

The Ford Model BB chassis saw varied uses, as evidenced by this 1934 school bus.

1930-1939 Ford Trucks

1934 Ford Model BB with Stake Bed

Carrying its original oak Stake Bed is a V-8-powered 1934 Model BB on the standard 1311/2-inch-wheelbase chassis.

1930-1939 Ford Trucks

1934 Ford 157-inch chassis

The longer 157-inch chassis hosted this Texaco tanker. A full load of fuel doubled its 7500-lb curb weight.

Ford trucks finally got a facelift in 1935. Check out 1935 and 1936 Ford trucks in the next section.

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