Food Truck Outtake: Citroën H-Van – A Long Way From Chartres


I came across this food truck at the corner of W. Adams Street and S. Wacker Drive in Chicago a few weeks ago and had to take a picture of probably one of the best preserved (or restored) H-vans that I have ever seen. 


Converted into a mobile donut shop it still has its presumably original French license plate on the front.  The “28” on the plate places it from the Chartres area in the Central Loire Valley, around 60 miles from Paris.  These were built from 1947 all the way until 1981 in both France and Belgium.  It’s a long way from its home, in more ways than one…