A Heavy Hauler From the Dodge Brothers
The 1933 Dodge Brothers H44 Tow Truck was a heavy-duty commercial vehicle designed for towing and hauling.
The H44 model was built on a sturdy ladder-type frame and had a wheelbase of 131 inches. It was powered by a 217-cubic inch six-cylinder engine that produced 78 horsepower and was paired with a 4-speed manual transmission. The H44 also featured hydraulic brakes, which were a relatively new technology at the time.
The tow truck body was specially designed to accommodate a variety of towing tasks. It had a winch and cable system capable of hauling up to 7,000 pounds, which was a significant amount of weight for a vehicle of its era.
The cab and chassis were also designed to be sturdy and durable, making the H44 a reliable workhorse for towing and hauling heavy loads.
1933 Dodge Brothers H44 Tow Truck Specs:
- 217 cubic inch, six cylinder engine
- 78 hp
- Four-speed manual gearbox
- Hydraulic brakes
- Winch and cable system capable of hauling up to 7,000 pounds