National Geographic : 1919 Oct
-In Marketing Livestock This ton-and-a -half GMC Truck earned $3,300 the first year of its operation hauling livestock for its owner, A. C. French, Honey Creek, Ia. In 250 trips from Honey Creek to the South Omaha stock yards a million pounds of cattle on the hoof were carried-a total mileage of 8,750. The Springs According to the owner's statement, taken from detailed GMC Springs, as one daily records, the total upkeep expense for this first 12 unit in the structural months was $6.90, and the original tires are apparently plan, are wider, longer, good for another 12 months. and more sturdy, amply strong to carry the rated Still another profitable feature of the performance of load under all road con- this GMC Truck-and one, by the way, which does not ditions. On the efficient appear in the daily record-was the prevention of loss functioning of these through shrinkage. That alone is a big item. Springs depend long life and fexibility. GMC Trucks are built with every regard for the efficient service shown in this instance-economy of operation, mechanical strength, reliability, endurance, and low tire expense. Behind every GMC Truck is the backing of the General Motors Corporation, the largest and most important organization in the automotive industry. GENERAL MOTORS TRUCK COMPANY One of the Units of the GeneralMotors Corporation PONTIAC, MICHIGAN, U. S. A. Branches and Distributors in Principal Cities "Mention The Geographic-It identifies you"