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Watch: A look at driving big trucks in the 1950s

Ever wondered what it was like plying the roadways of the 1950s driving what were at the time relatively new and large types of trucks? Here's a look from early in the decade at the life of a truck driver. From fancy hats and uniforms to winding backroads long ago replaced by major highways, it's an interesting look at the way an industry started!

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