In an early-1920s speech, a
Coca-Cola bottler declared, “Coca-Cola was as instrumental in building up the
soft drink industry as Henry Ford was in building up the automotive industry.”
1921 Model T Ford Coca-Cola Delivery Truck
This photo was featured in the August 1952 issue of Coca-Cola Overseas. This Model T Ford and body cost Coca-Cola $570 in 1921. The first Ford truck with a special body to hold 24 cases (and eight more on top, when required).
1931 Coca-Cola Ford Model AA Panel Delivery Truck
Coca-Cola Ford Model AA panel delivery truck in El Paso, Texas, 1931.
1931 Ford Model AA Truck
Ford Model AA truck operated by the Birmingham, Alabama bottler, Crawford Johnson & Co., Inc., 1931.
1931 Ford Model AA 1-1/2-ton Panel Truck
Ford Model AA 1-1/2-ton panel truck in downtown Denver, Colorado. This truck was operated by the Denver Coca-Cola Bottling Company.
1935 Ford Delivery Truck
1935 Ford delivery truck delivers Coca-Cola during a flood in Richmond, Virginia.
1953 Ford Cab-over-engine Model P500 Coca-Cola Delivery Truck
1953 Ford cab-over-engine Model P500 Coca-Cola delivery truck.
1954 Ford F500 Coca-Cola Delivery Truck
1954 Ford F500 Coca-Cola delivery truck used in Ohio. This truck was marketed to Coca-Cola bottlers with the feature: "With all the doors up, forklift trucks can load or unload pallets at top speed."