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  Owned by John Edwardsen
09 June 2008
# 2343

From John :

           I bought this truck from a neighbor about two years ago. It is a 1946 Chevrolet 2-ton truck with a 235.5 cubic inch six cylinder (which I understand to have been an option that year for the 2 ton).

         Weird story ~ the truck was built in Janesville, Wisconsin and belonged to a lumber and coal company in the town I grew up in. It was sold to a local farmer, and then to my neighbor.

         My neighbor passed away and I ended up purchasing it from his widow. It hasn't been on the road since 1965.

         [ Picture with a flatbed ... picture with no bed ]

         I have some neat original stuff -- registration slips, key chain from the Chevrolet garage that serviced it, etc.

         I have done a few things to it, but I am sorry to say that I think I'm going to have to sell it.

         By the way your web site is a great, excellent resource.


John Edwardsen

         After John's '46 was listed in the Gallery, a few emails later with Mike "Burgandybolt" Allen (Stovebolt Welcome Panel Wagon), John gave us a great Saga about his truck. Come read this epic tale! And read through as the history of this Stovebolt unravels! ~ Editor



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