TBB Time Travelers: November 1968—Partners past and present

A half-century ago, then Trailer/Body Builders editor Paul Schenck called upon body builders to pay attention to what their “partners” in Washington DC were doing, particularly in regard to safety regulations and proposals targeted at the time.

Schenck’s words still are sage advice.

From the glider kit-study debacle, to the newly formed United States Mexico Canada Agreement intended to replace NAFTA and the impact of the ongoing trade war with China, not to mention the migrant caravan making its way toward the US border, trailer and body manufacturers, distributors and suppliers can’t afford to lose sight of what their government officials are up to—even during the holiday season.

And, as always, Trailer/Body Builders magazine is here to help.

So check out these vintage photos from past coverage, including a look at the container production line Great Dane completed in Savannah GA in 1968, by climbing into the TBB Time Machine and traveling with us to November 1968, and then stick with us in the New Year for more exclusive content gleaned from the time-worn pages of the only magazine specifically for those who produce and sell commercial truck bodies, trailers and truck equipment.

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