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Siler City Chicken Truck

26 Aug 2021 5:25 PM | Chatham Historical Museum (Administrator)

These trucks used to be a common site on area roads. Who remembers the flying feathers?

Loading those crates--especially when they were full of chickens--could not have been an easy task!

When and why did this method of transporting chickens change?

Chicken truck in front of Clapp Brothers Implement and Truck Co., Siler City, 1949.

Thanks to Larry Pickard for sharing from the Goldston Studio collection!

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