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Join us for a Special FREE Advance Screening of PBS Fort Wayne's latest documentary! This special evening will be held Monday June 3rd at the Auer Performance Hall of the Purdue Fort Wayne Music Center. 

This exclusive documentary is the product of a collaboration between PBS Fort Wayne’s Rob Rhodes, and Harvester Homecoming’s Ryan Duvall. Combining archival material with over 30 interviews, this documentary spans local history of Harvester from the 1800s to the present day. Through it all, thousands of hard working and talented people made Fort Wayne the “Heavy Duty Truck Capital of the World” and created one of the first commercially successful SUVs with the Scout. 

The screening on June 3rd will kick off at 5:30pm with several International Harvester trucks & Scouts parked outside, courtesy of Ryan Duvall. At 6:00pm, the doors of the Auer Performance Hall will open and Truck Town starts at 6:30pm, with a running time of about 2 hours.

Tickets, which are free, will be required for this screening event and are available now through the day of the screening — or while they last — at the Purdue-Fort Wayne box office. Seating for this advance screening will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Find tickets online by clicking this link or the button above; the tickets can be saved to your phone or as “Will Call” pick up at the Box Office. Tickets are also available by calling the box office at 260-481-6555, or, in-person at the Box Office at the Purdue Fort Wayne Music Center. Summer hours for the box office are Tues-Wed-Thurs from 1:30-5:30pm.

PBS Fort Wayne will have its broadcast premiere of Truck Town on Friday June 7th at 8pm. It is scheduled to air again Sunday, June 9th at 12:00pm.

Locally, the production of Truck Town – The History of International Harvester in Fort Wayne was made possible in part by Hanning & Bean Enterprises and 3 Rivers Federal Credit Union. Additional funding was also provided by  the O’Rourke-Schof Family Foundation; Koester’s Body & Frame Shop; Selking International Trucks and The City of New Haven, Indiana


 

Watch a short preview of TRUCK TOWN Here!

PBS Fort WayneTRUCK TOWN - A History of International Harvester in Fort Wayne - Documentary In Progress

Our new documentary is on the assembly line now!  Checkout the this trailer for Truck Town and stay tuned for updates to come! 

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Bookmark this page to learn more about this new documentary from PBS Fort Wayne!

This Presentation Made Possible in Part By:

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Funding Also Provided By:
• O’Rourke-Schof Family Foundation 

Koester’s Body & Frame Shop 

• Selking International Trucks

 • The City of New Haven, Indiana