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Glenn Falladown Collection



The Falladown family lived in High Tor Saskatchewan. The Falladowns had a General store and their first truck was a 1930 Model A Ford that was usued for deliveries.
1930 Model A Ford Glenn started driveing truck in 1941 at the age of 15. 1936 Chev 2 ton with 4 cords of dry firewood and 2 oil drums. Picture 1943 The cord wood was trucked from High Tor to Porcupine Plaines 16 miles away where it was off loaded on to railway box cars. Glenn and his dog.
KB-5 International Picture Feb. 1944. In one year Glenn hauled 65,000 bushels of grain to the elevator for farmers in the area. 1946 GMC 2 ton with a load of logs at Stemwinder Mt. near Hedley B.C. 1946 GMC getting loaded at the Jammer.
Bought a used 1950 Ford 5 ton with air brakes.
One week before the first payment was due. Glenn was coming down Stemwinder Mt. and was getting close to the steep part of the road and went to down shift and the engine quite running. Could not get the truck in to a gear, so Glenn swerved right and then a sharp hard left and the truck layed over. Glenn was not hurt. It was the luckiest day of his life.
Crew was driving a bit fast on the way to work. Stemwinder Mt. Truck getting loaded at the Jammer, the Ford now has a winch mounted on it to run the Jammer. Trailer getting loaded.




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