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    Yellowstone

    National Park ID,MT,WY

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1927 White Motor Company Service Truck

(YELL 106383) 1927 Model 51 service truck with PTO winch in the park's museum collection.
1927 White Motor Company Model 51 2.5 ton truck with Power Take Off (PTO) winch, Y.P.T. Co. 937. Museum Catalog Number YELL 106383. This service truck has a 4-cylinder engine, dual rear wheels, and also features a winch with capstans that receives power from the transmission. The utility body has six toolboxes and an overhead rail, and the cab has a convertible canvas top. The entire vehicle is painted in typical Y.P.T. Company yellow enamel with black trim and striping. This truck was utilized as a wrecker servicing motorized vehicles (touring cars & buses, as well as privately owned vehicles) in Yellowstone National Park.
 
(YELL 27053-1) Accident scene in Gardner Canyon, 1952. The vehicle at left is Yellowstone Park Transportation Company Service Truck #937, and was used to help recover a car that had plunged into the river.
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(YELL 106383) 1927 Model 51 service truck with PTO winch in the park's museum collection.

(YELL 27053-1) Accident scene in Gardner Canyon, 1952. The vehicle at left is Yellowstone Park Transportation Company Service Truck #937, and was used to help recover a car that had plunged into the river.

Did You Know?

Bear Cubs

Even though the animals of Yellowstone seem tame they are still wild. Feeding the animals is not permitted in any way, and all visitors must keep 100 yards away from wolves and bears, and 25 yards from other animals.