Steve Cliff of Barrington said it is difficult to find replacement parts for his rare IH pickup.
The truck's triangular-shaped grille guard is a later, nonfactory addition.
Though a full restoration is planned, the sparsely appointed cab is now a reminder of simpler times.
While Cliff initially planned to resell the truck after he bought it in 2004, it quickly grew on him and his wife.
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It's easy to forget that International Harvester Co.'s heritage encompasses more than farm and agriculture equipment. In addition to tractors and industrial engines, the Illinois-based IH also produced four-wheeled workhorses like Barrington resident Steve Cliff's 1939 D2 pickup truck.