Sunday, June 07, 2015

Holmes wreckers


The tow truck was invented in 1916 by Ernest Holmes, Sr., of Chattanooga, Tennessee, a garage worker inspired after needing blocks, ropes, and six men to pull a car out of a creek. Upon improving his design he began manufacturing them commercially.

By 1919 Ernest Holmes Sr. (1883-1945)— whose brother Curtis owned a service station, had secured a patent and was selling branded wreckers, which were mounted on the backs of used cars.


Found on https://www.facebook.com/pages/Time-Travelers-come-travel-back-in-time/284477301577152


above found on https://www.facebook.com/groups/321577158048111/?fref=nf









https://www.facebook.com/pages/Classic-Holmes-Towing-Equipment/370250746336348

No comments:

Post a Comment