Carved-Panel Hearses (Paperback)
An Illustrated History 1933-1948
Enthusiast Books, 9781583882818, 128pp.
Publication Date: June 1, 2011
In 1933 the Sayers & Scovill Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio and The Eureka Co. of Rock Falls, Illinois, introduced a daring new departure in funeral car design. This stunning, semi-streamlined new hearse design featured richly-carved imitation drapery panels—complete with folds, fringes, tassels and tieback cords—on the sides and rear of the car.