'49 Chevy Grain Truck Untouched by Time

The classic Chevy grain truck is almost the same as when it was driven home

When Donald Elder (left) and Dale Brown brought this '49 Chevy truck home from the dealership more than 50 years ago, they would never have dreamed that the truck would still be at work in the year 2000
When Donald Elder (left) and Dale Brown brought this '49 Chevy truck home from the dealership more than 50 years ago, they would never have dreamed that the truck would still be at work in the year 2000. For all of those years, the Chevy has played a key role in Elder's annual harvest operation. Donald and his sons, Calvin and R.D., farm about 650 acres near Osbernville, Ill.