Way out of the woods

Way out of the woods

T.A. Peterman started building his namesake Peterbilt trucks back in 1939.  He started out in Oakland, CA, initially aiming for a vehicle expressly designed for hauling logs from the forest to the mill. Pictured is a fully restored circa ’39 Pete. 

Register to view the full article

Register on Fleet Owner and gain access to premium content including article commenting, emailing and printing.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.