A chuckwagon parked in Wyoming’s Roundup Camp in the 1880s.
Lunch wagon in New York’s Herald Square, 1908.
The Shoe Bar chuckwagon in Texas, 1912.
Street vendors crowding the sidewalk, 1910s.
Carry’s Ice Cream Truck in Washington, DC, 1920.
1921 Los Angeles fruit vendor. [via LA Times]
Lunch truck in 1920s Chicago.
This 1930s truck was owned by a grocer who also sold vegetables out of the vehicle.
If only New York’s modern-day waffle truck were horse-drawn like this waffle truck in 1940s New Orleans.
A Good Humor ice cream truck co-stars with an oversized dog in this awkward family photo, 1950s.
Peanut and popcorn truck at the Orange County Fairgrounds, 1951.
Hot dog truck, circa 1960.
A 1977 Mexican food vendor busted by the police for violating new ordinances controlling the sale of street food. [via Nicolas Wilson]