ATHS members are part of the largest group of antique truck enthusiasts in the world. Whether you collect and restore antique trucks, accumulate trucking memorabilia or models, or just enjoy old trucks, ATHS membership gives you access to historical information about the trucking industry and puts you in touch with others who share your enthusiasm for vintage trucks.


The Central California Chapter ATHS is a part of the national ATHS and chapter membership requires national membership. The chapter membership has an annual meeting and puts on an annual truck show. Chapter members also receive a quarterly newsletter.

Upcoming EVENTS

Our annual members meeting will be on January 8, 2022 at Redi Gro, 8909 Elder Creek Road, Sacramento, California. The meeting and lunch will be in Dennis Chan’s Toy Barn across the street from the business office (south side of street thru the double chain link fence gate. Lunch catered by Pacific Coast Pasta Company… Continue reading Annual Member Meeting Jan 8, 2022

Annual Member Meeting Jan 8, 2022

Through no fault of our own, the Amador County Fairgrounds gave our usual date for our Truck Show away. The only day we could make it happen is June 11, 2022. The only conflict we see is the National Convention and Jerome Idaho. I hope all of you can schedule the Show. In 2023 the… Continue reading Annual Truck Show to be June 11, 2022

Annual Truck Show to be June 11, 2022

Dennis Chan President


Our Presidents Over the Years

  • Dennis Chan 2002 – current
  • Archie Crippen 2000 – 2002
  • Terry Fortier 1998 – 2000
  • Al Garcia 1994 – 1998
  • Bev Davis 1990 – 1994
  • Howard Kirkland 1988 – 1990
  • Walt Simons 1986 – 1988
  • Bert Prouty 1982 – 1986

The American Truck Historical Society (ATHS) logo was designed to bring together elements of the trucking industry. The shield represents the shape of Federal Highway Markers; the wheel symbolizes the momentum of a great industry; the bold stripes signify the open road; and the colors red, white and blue are the colors of America.