Every Thursday, in conjunction with USGlass magazine’s 50th anniversary celebration, USGNN.com™ is taking a look back at past issues and highlighting advertisements, stories and images that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, we’re hopping on the truck.

In the 1983 November/December issue of USGlass magazine, Barkow advertised its glass racks for pickup trucks and vans.

Take a look:

FBarkow ad83The company has been around for 135 years and is in its fifth generation of ownership. So three decades? That’s only a mild throwback.

Barkow, however, ran an ad in the January 2015 issue of USGlass magazine highlighting its truck racks over the years. The images in the top right of the page date back to the first quarter of the 20th century.

FBarkow ad15What do you think? What would you like to see in a future edition of Throwback Thursday? Leave your thoughts in the comment section, and we’ll see you next week.