REO Speed Wagon

REO SPEED WAGON, Fitted complete for camping; mileage less than 3,000. Write for description. C. N. Wheeler, 127 S. Jefferson av., Peoria, Ill
The Chicago Tribune, July 19, 1920

REO Speedwagon logo

The REO Speed Wagon was a motor truck manufactured by REO Motor Car Company. It was an ancestor of the pickup truck. REO are the initials of the company’s founder, Ransom E. Olds, also the founder of the Oldsmobile (company later sold to General Motors and the brand retired in 2004). (wikipedia)

reo speed wagon
The Chicago Tribune, December 5, 1920

camping, vintage ads, vintage image
2 comments… add one
  • Holy moly. I just thought it was the name of a band I listened to as a teenager. LOL. Thanks again for teaching me something new, Mike!

    teeni’s last blog post..The Bird Magnet

  • Teeni – You’re welcome!

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