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Seattle, Washington: Human Toe Truck (Gone)

The original toe-shaped towing and recovery vehicle (left foot) was displayed inside the Museum of History and Industry. We were only interested in the Tow Truck.


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Human Toe Truck

Visited the Museum of History and Industry in June 2022, which has great displays featuring the history of Seattle, but the toe truck was not on display.

[Jeff B, 06/23/2022]

Toe Truck.

Toe Truck - Right Foot

The Toe Truck-Right Foot is in its new home at Seattle's Museum of History and Industry.

[Peter S. Tannen, 09/16/2013]

Looking better than it ever did when it was towing cars.

The Right Foot.

Toe Truck - Right Foot

Lincoln Towing had two Toe Trucks. The Left Foot is the original (formally a VW Microbus) and was stored on the roof at 609 Fairview Av N Seattle for many years. It was subjected to 2 car accidents into the bldg. and a couple of arson attempts before the owners Ed and Connie Lincoln sold the tow company to Roadone.

They had it fully refurbished -- something that it was really in need of (mushrooms were growing in the back). After it was refurbished it traveled one more time in the Seafair Torchlight parade. Not long after, it was donated to the Washington State Museum of History and Industry, where it is now on display.

[Marvin, 06/30/2008]
Toe Truck - Right Foot

The Right Foot (formally a Chev van) is in the possession of Roadone West DBA Lincoln Towing at 12220 Aurora Av N Seattle. It is inside a secure lot, but it is available for parades, rentals, and school visits. Each driver driving it is a volunteer.

Lincoln Towing provides towing services for all vehicles.

[Marvin, 06/30/2008]

Human toe truck.

Human Toe-Truck

The Toe truck has been moved to the south side of Seattle. It's in a tow truck yard behind a barb wire fence.

[Sean Davis, 08/03/2004]

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