Max Grabowsky and Mr. Douglas posing with photograph of 1902 Rapid truck
View of Max Grabowsky and Mr. Douglas posing with a photograph of a 1902 Rapid truck. Printed on front: Pioneer builder of trucks reviews progress of industry. Mr. Grabowsky and Mr. Douglas are shown discussing the 1902 model. May, 1946. Mr. Max Grabowsky who, with his brother Morris, built the first truck in 1902 and sold it in 1902, thus establishing the beginning of the Rapid Motor Vehicle Company which was formed in 1904. Above picture taken in May 1946 when Mr. Grabowsky visited the factory of the GMC Truck & Coach Division at Pontiac, Michigan." Handwritten on back: "Grabowsky. Max Grabowsky (standing), Mr. Douglas (seated). Rapid truck."