Over the past 100-plus years, trucks have evolved as this 1909 Coca-Cola delivery truck attests. From the solid axles to right-hand drive to the bottles exposed to the elements, this truck looks radically different than today's modern beverage delivery trucks, but still fulfills the same function--to deliver beverages to retail customers.

Probably the most timeless element of the 1909 truck are its markings, which clearly identify it as a fleet vehicle, and clearly connect it to its modern kin.

Work Truck eNews will be featuring historic images of fleet trucks on a regular basis. If you have an historic fleet truck image you'd like to share with readers, e-mail it to Lauren Fletcher or Chris Wolski.

Originally posted on Work Truck Online

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Chris Wolski

Chris Wolski

Former Managing Editor

Chris Wolski is the former managing editor of Automotive Fleet, Fleet Financials, and Green Fleet.

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