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Dale's road trip

 

February 5, 2021

Adam Dean will be taking his late father's 1955 International Harvester pickup on a 2,500-mile round trip to raise money for cancer research this September.

Dale Dean was only four years old when his uncle, Rankin Dean, bought a new 1955 International Harvester R-110.

The popular two-door pickups of the time were powered by a 100 horsepower inline-6 engine, mated to a 3-speed manual transmission and, according to many owners, were "tough as nails."

Now, Dale Dean's son, Adam, is planning a 2,500-mile round trip from Lewistown, Montana to Chicago, Illinois with the pickup. Adam is making the trip to pay homage to his late father and hopes to raise a little money for the Cancer Research Institute along the way.

Dale Dean was born in Ekalaka on Ma...



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