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 YellowstoneNational Park.
(YELL 106383) 1927 Model 51 service truck with PTO winch in the park's museum collection.
(YELL 27053-1) Accident scene in GardnerCanyon, 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.