Vintage Milk Truck Art Print

Our Vintage Milk Truck art print honours the tradition of small, local, family-owned dairies that once dotted the rural countryside. Before 'big dairy' took over in the later part of the 20th century, thousands of proprietors processed and delivered cold, farm-fresh milk direct to homes and confectioneries across Canada and North America. They may have even rolled up in a truck like this 1960s era Grumman Olsen Chevy step van.

The Inspiration behind our Vintage Milk Truck Art Print

As a kid growing up in rural Reaboro, Ontario, I lived on one of the thousands of family dairy farms across the province that produced milk for their local dairy. The sign at the end of our long, maple tree-lined laneway read 'MapleJay Farms'. The 'Jay' was a nod to our last name and the Blue Jays that frequented the farm. They'd chirp at me as I sat in the shade under those century-old maples on hot summer afternoons. Although my parents didn't actually own and operate a dairy, if we had, I imagine we might have rolled in an old Chevy step van like this. This print is for you Mom and Dad.

If you're into history or simply a fan of retro-inspired art, this print, along with others in our eclectic series, will make a great addition to your collection.

Design Features
  • Photo illustration of a 1960s era Grumman Olsen Chevy step van milk truck

Museum quality prints

  • Individually printed on heavy photo paper using a 9-colour ink process
  • Museum quality (Giclée) inks and paper won’t fade or yellow for at least 200 years

Ready to hang

  • Dry mounted on acid-free foam core stops warping or discolouration
  • Gallery-style, solid hardwood, 100% Canadian-made frames
  • Thick acrylic is as clear as glass yet won't break during shipping
  • Hanging hardware installed—ready to hang out of the box

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