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1980 Maxon Eagle Automatic

    After consolidating the Bemars and Western brands during the the 1970s, Maxon introduced the Eagle lineup at the end of the decade, which featured Maxon-branded bodies on a truck chassis sold and serviced by Maxon. Front loaders and side loaders appeared first, followed by the Eagle Automatic in 1980, which comprised a complete collection system, including an automated loader and barrels. Advertising claimed 1250 stops per day with alley collection, or 650-800 stops per day on curbside routes. This was the vanguard of Maxon's push to expand beyond its traditional west-coast markets and into the eastern United States during the 1980s.

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