For the Long Haul

Toy trucks are the building blocks

of a well-lived childhood.

– Lakie Harrod

 

Spot a familiar toy truck on display at

Dottie’s Truck Stop:

 

 

You’ll find a brief history of the model truck here:

 

Collectors Weekly

 

Blow-Up Bop’Ems

 

 

 

There was a style for every kid: Bamm-Bamm, Bozo the Clown, Fred Flintstone, Popeye, Scooby-Doo, Flipper (the Dolphin), Huckleberry Hound, Bullwinkle, Batman, Frosty the Snowman, Yogi Bear, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Gumby & Pokey, King Kong, Snoopy, Dennis the Menace, and Sock-It-To-Me (from Laugh-In w/Goldie Hawn).

And those were only a few of the first generation.

 

Each decade boasts its own novelty collection from the 1960s-today.

Random people even post videos of them. Which goes to show how grown-up kids never outgrow a need to recall the fun of childhood!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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