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  • mbstude
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    Thanks guys. Dixie Motor Freight is most likely it. PBR2, thanks for the info on the railways.

    Matthew Burnette
    Hazlehurst, GA

    Biggs' H2O-Induction

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  • PlainBrownR2
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    The railway at that period in time would most likely be Atlantic Coast Line(ACL) and/or the Atlanta Birmingham and Coast (AB&C) railway running through Waycross, Georgia.

    [IMG=left]http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t102/PlainBrownR2/55%20Studebaker%20Commander%20Streetrod%20Project/P1010531-1.jpg[/IMG=left]
    [IMG=left]http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t102/PlainBrownR2/55%20Studebaker%20Commander%20Streetrod%20Project/P1010550-1.jpg[/IMG=left]
    [IMG=right]http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t102/PlainBrownR2/Ex%20Studebaker%20Plant%20Locomotive/P1000578-1.jpg[/IMG=right]
    [IMG=right]http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t102/PlainBrownR2/My%201964%20Studebaker%20Commander%20R2/P1010168.jpg[/IMG=right]

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  • showbizkid
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    I remember a truck line named "Dixie Motor Freight". Bet that's it!


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    Clark in San Diego
    '63 F2/Lark Standard
    http://studeblogger.blogspot.com
    www.studebakersandiego.com

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  • 63t-cab
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    Left Mounted short mirror ? I'm just guessing!

    Joseph R. Zeiger

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  • 8E45E
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    quote:Originally posted by mbstude
    "How to ship" is labeled DIX. Was that a shipper for Studebaker? Possibly railway?
    It is kind of obvious it would be a carrier going by the name of 'Dixie'. Because there are many companies that are named 'Dixie' in that area, one would have to do a search to see if it was a trucking firm or rail carrier that delivered your truck.

    Craig

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  • mbstude
    started a topic Build Sheet Stupid Question

    Build Sheet Stupid Question

    I dug out the build sheet for the truck for the "birthday" thread.

    It's a Scotsman and true to it's name, has very few options. Overdrive, oil filter, directional signals, and L.M. Short Mirror.

    My dumb question is: What the heck is an L.M. Short Mirror?

    Also, "How to ship" is labeled DIX. Was that a shipper for Studebaker? Possibly railway? The truck was delivered new to Waycross, GA which is a railroad town. About 60 miles from where I live.

    EDIT: Just realized it may mean "left mount, short mirror". (As in a short stalk). But I'm still curious about the shipper.

    Matthew Burnette
    Hazlehurst, GA

    Biggs' H2O-Induction

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