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The 1960s bookmobile visits Tilghmanton


Tilghmanton. The bookmobile visited homes throughout Washington County, Maryland. Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



The bookmobile 1957-1969.

The Studebaker was sold for $320 and replaced by a GMC with automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, and a 206 HP, V-8 engine. The body was manufactured by Gerstenslager of Wooster, OH. The unit cost $12,895 and had a capacity for 2,800 books. The green and white GMC served Washington County until the late 1960's.




ID:
wcbm201

Creator:
Unknown

Rights:
Washington County Free Library

Date:
1957-1969

Collection Location:
Washington County Free Library

Original Size:
19 x 24 cms

Subject:
Washington County Free Library; Titcomb, Mary Lemist, 1857-1932; Public libraries; Bookmobiles; Mobile Libraries; Tilghmanton (Md.)

Coverage:
Washington County (Md.), 1957-1969

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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