Snortin Norton

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Snortin Norton

Postby htown16 » Tue Mar 19, 2013 7:18 pm

Does anyone remember this?
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If you traveled on Route 66 in Illinois, Missouri or Oklahoma in the sixties and seventies you probably saw it on the side of a semi-trailer as it passed.
He's "Snortin Norton" , mascot of the Campbell 66 Express trucking company out of Springfield, Missouri.
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Re: Snortin Norton

Postby Rohan » Tue Mar 19, 2013 7:37 pm

New to me, but a bit of history on it here.
Goes back a lot of years.

http://campbell66express.com/

I must say those legs looked a little tangled when I first saw it - there is even some explanation in the link.
12000 logos - that a lot of camel.
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Re: Snortin Norton

Postby hobot » Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:07 am

Says Bill Boyd from our Ozarks made it run like the Elk and horses we see. I'd seen the image prior but didn't relate to its history till now.
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Re: Snortin Norton

Postby cjandme » Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:13 am

+1 on seen it but didn't know the history. Cj
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