This banditproof truck has been purchased by the city to transport its pay rolls and other city funds through the streets of New York.
NOTE: On the back is written in pencil New York City, a stamp with the date FEB 08, 1908 and a newspaper article which is written: Armored Car Carries City's Cash
This banditproof truck has been purchased by the city to transport its pay rolls and other city funds through the streets of New York. Eight Openings are provided through which guardians of the municipal funds can bang away at bandits should any pay roll raiders be bold enough to attempt to hold up the truck. (Kadel & Herbert Photo.)
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Medium Vintage Gelatin Silver Print
Mount not mounted
Photo Date c. 1910 Print Date c. 1910
Dimensions 6,5 x 5,75 in. (152 x 127 mm)
Photo Country United States (USA)
Photographer Country United States (USA)
Charles Schwartz Ltd.