The upper, longer shift lever is for the 4-speed 'corporation' transmission that the truck was fitted with from the factory. The rear, shorter shift is a three-speed 'Brownie' under-direct-over auxiliary transmission mounted between the main transmission and the second driveshaft section. Between them, I have twelve forward gears, although I usually only use seven on the road, 1-D, 2-D, 2-O, 3-D, 3-O, 4-D, and if it's downhill or with a tail wind, 4-O. Under gears are great for parking, maneuvering, and creeping around off-road. I can even shift twice while backing up!
Here's one final photo, I don't want to give up too much before the feature:
The cab-over Ford is known as 'The Peach Truck'. It's fitted with a 1,000 gallon tank and a 10 HP gasoline-powered pump and is used to water roads to keep the dust down and as an emergency fire truck.
The peach is the icon of the OCF, and there is a large one painted on the back of the truck's tank.
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