Transport: Big Stuff

While the National Automobile Show boomed luxuriantly in Grand Central Palace to near record sales, last week the National Motor Truck Show jammed Manhattan's Commerce Hall with the greatest display of industrial vehicles ever staged.

Equipment ranging from sleek little package cars to 30-ton double-trailer trucks, 58-passenger busses, and mobile airport units, indicated the range of utility covered by the U. S. trucking industry, which gives employment to more than 3,000,000, pays special taxes of $417,500,000 ($89,000,000 more than the amount of all taxes that U. S. railroads pay). Truck manufacturers represented were...

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