Click on the photo to view a slideshow of the F-1.

Click on the photo to view a slideshow of the F-1.

In celebrating 65 years of the F-Series, the Ford Motor Co. has released historic materials of the model, including the original press release and photos of the F-1 pickup.

The F-1 pickup was publicly revealed back on Jan. 16, 1948, and marked the beginning of the F-Series. Since it's debut, Ford has produced more than 32 million F-Series trucks, according to the automaker.

View the original F-1 materials here:

F-1 Press Release from 1948

F-1 Fact Sheet from 1948

Dimensional Drawing from 1948


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Originally posted on Business Fleet

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