1959 White WC2264 truck; White Motor Company; 1959; 2015.260

From

Bill Richardson Transport World

Name/Title

1959 White WC2264 truck

About this object

Year: 1959
Make: White
Model: WC2264
Serial No: 486827
Engine Make: AEC
Engine Type: Diesel 6 Cylinder
Engine Model: AV505
In3: 505
GVWlbs: 42000
The original engine make and model was a White side valve 6 cylinder of 386 cubic inch capacity. It was repowered with an AEC Diesel in 1968.
This truck was bought new by H F Donnelly, a saw miller at Richmond, Nelson, NZ. Vic Russ was the manager for Donnelly, and started sawmilling on his own account. In 1988 he bought the truck to cart his logs, as he was associated with it from new.
Bill Richardson bought the truck in 1999, still with a current C.O.F. It had carted logs and timber for 40 years.

Maker

White Motor Company

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1959

Place Made

United States of America

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, transport, truck

Collection

Bill Richardson Transport World

Credit Line

From the collection of Bill Richardson Transport World

Object Type

Transport, motor vehicle, truck

Object number

2015.260

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