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What Am I for Sunday 2/12/12
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By Jeff Lakaszcyck - Saturday, February 11, 2012 2:11 PM
How about a military truck ? Emblems removed.
By clyde318 - Saturday, February 11, 2012 2:26 PM
Looks like a Federal.
By ppsyclone - Saturday, February 11, 2012 2:42 PM
By tamangel - Saturday, February 11, 2012 3:26 PM
with Brian on AVAILABLE

Mike W

By Don MacKenzie - Saturday, February 11, 2012 3:30 PM
Brian's got this one.  AVAILABLE.
By goldnugget#61 - Saturday, February 11, 2012 3:43 PM
Diamond T
By junkmandan - Saturday, February 11, 2012 3:51 PM
Can't hide the Diamond T look about it !
By Jack Amaral - Saturday, February 11, 2012 3:55 PM
By Brocky - Saturday, February 11, 2012 3:55 PM
My first thought was Diamond T also BUT the grille and windshields do not look right. So I am going to go the the Federal Group. 
By Autocarjim - Saturday, February 11, 2012 4:47 PM
By Gordon_M - Saturday, February 11, 2012 10:38 PM
AUTOCAR, for two reasons - they did supply heavies in small quantities to the US NAVY, and they had a habit of taking the 'factory' shots in front of trees.

I'd guess this was the same Holmes wrecking gear found on the Diamond T 6 x 6, which was rated at four ton, but since this is a 6 x 4 the rating might be eight or ten ton.
By Davwingman - Sunday, February 12, 2012 4:34 AM
By dirtywhiteboy - Sunday, February 12, 2012 1:23 PM
By Jeff Lakaszcyck - Sunday, February 12, 2012 3:23 PM
We are all over the place on this one. My initial thought upon seeing a thumbnail of this 1943 photo was Diamond T, as it does apear to have the same Holmes W45 wrecker equipment at the famous DT 969 4 ton military wrecker But upon seeing the full size photo I was pleasantly surprised to find this Available. Not much is known about wartime Availables, they did not win any of the big wartime truck contracts but they surely did some business with the government or they would not have survived the war. It looks like the Navy helped keep them in business. This photo is from a 1943 Waukesha Engine ad. Brian Kelly had this 1st; he also sent the 1947 Available print below.
By ppsyclone - Sunday, February 12, 2012 3:29 PM
Available also built numbers of crane carriers and also busses