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Nikon D80, Tamron AF SP 10-24mm lens at f6.3, 1/160sec, ISO 200, 10mm.

The Divco models U and GT produced from 1937, thru the early 1980’s was a workhose for city and rural delivery. They literally replaced the horse drawn wagons for milk, bread, etc, deliveries to the corner store, homes and businesses.

My Dad, a Bordens milkman at the time, 1938 – 41, was first introduced to the Divco on his route in downtown Manhattan… The Bowery. He loved to tell how he fiqured out how to bounce the Divco off the curb while he jumped off and on making the deliveries…. Hey, the horse kept moving, right!

John has had a camera in front of his face for the better part of 60 years and will continue until he gets it right! Please respect the applicable domestic and international copyrights…. Enjoy, purchase or save if you like, but no publication, any media, without written permission.

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  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...about 2 years ago

    fantastic memories:) great shot John:))

  • Tereza, thank you for your kind comment!

    – John Schneider

  • barkeypf
    barkeypfabout 2 years ago

    I have seen these trucks in action as a kid. Thanks for the memories.

  • Your welcome!! :)

    – John Schneider

  • Odd-Jeppesen
    Odd-Jeppesenabout 2 years ago

    What a great find. I love the gentle decay.

  • Thanks, a friend of mine seeks out these rustables and loving allows them to decay with respect and grace.

    – John Schneider

  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Darabout 2 years ago

    Very nice

  • Thank you, appreciated!

    – John Schneider

  • Colin Metcalf
    Colin Metcalfabout 2 years ago

    I get the feeling that the newness has worn off. great shot John.

  • Thanks for your kind comment and favorite, much appreciated!

    – John Schneider

  • pdsfotoart
    pdsfotoart7 months ago

    I have never seen one before,cool shot and interesting info.

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