U.S. mail truck used in snowy mountain sections of Nevada County, California, 1940.

Source: Library of Congress

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.

http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8c00129

High res. Shorpy version.

Alaska Highway mail truck, 1919.

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7 thoughts on “U.S. mail truck used in snowy mountain sections of Nevada County, California, 1940.

  1. I worked in Sumas Wa 98295 for 20yrs…I have been retired for 9yrs…during my service we went through the anthrax threat…also the air mail safety plans were put into place during my working days…when I got to be 56yrs…minimum age for retirement…I did it…I was married to a Dairy Farmer…he needed me to be his help mate…good bye.

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