TRANSPORT: Truck Show

In 1899, 13-year-old John Frost Winchester went to work as an apprentice machinist in Peabody, Mass. Presently Jack Winchester became one of the first students in a Boston Y. M. C. A. automotive school. He worked on the first automobiles to reach the U. S. from abroad, learned to drive a "steamer," helped devise the first self-starter. In 1913 he landed a job as sales engineer for Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey. Standard now operates 12,000 trucks and 4,000 cars, second largest fleet in the U. S.* Jack Winchester is manager of...

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