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Autocar Mondays – Unknown Autocar

Our friend Matt shared this Autocar picture with me a few weeks back. He hasn’t respond with any information on it but you know what they say. A picture is worth a thousand words. So what does this old Autocar … Continue reading

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1966 Brockway 459

What have you been doing for the past three decades? Hopefully something a little more productive than sitting out in the elements like this 1966 Brockway 459. I paid a visit to the resting place of this old truck in … Continue reading

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Life After The Service

We all know that there is plenty of government waste at the Federal level. I’m sure you’ve heard the joke about overpriced hammers and toilet plungers. But maybe it all has a way of balancing out when smaller towns and … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Bad Brakes

All the way back in October of 2020 I stopped at the Golden Arches in Fulton, NY. This is a great location due to its proximity to Fulton Spring. While I was waiting in line I was able to drool … Continue reading

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John Deere 9400

I’ve spent some time wrestling with an old John Deere snow blower recently and with the amount of curses I have called out it will be a wonder if the company survives another day. I’m sure this beastly 9400 shares … Continue reading

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At the Dealer – Mack RD

I bet more than a few of you out there wish you could visit your local Mack dealer and purchase a brand new R-Model. Simple electronics, no DEF, no sensors that monitor sensors, little to no pollution controls. Just tried … Continue reading

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Koehring 266 Excavator

Check this out. It’s a Koehring 266 excavator for CSX. Do I win the monthly MOW equipment tourney for most odd ball piece of equipment? My best estimate for the age of this machine is at least 3o years which … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Lou

If it feels like it has been ages since an honest to goodness Autocar Mondays! Oh wait. It has been ages! Well here is a good one. By Autocar standards this one is a rare one. The DS and the … Continue reading

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Posting to Resume Soon

Hi. Thank you for you continued support of Daily Diesel Dose. Regular posting will resume soon. This might come as a shock to few of you, I know it shocked me, but the 10 year anniversary of triple D is … Continue reading

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1961 International 4300

Fine bit of kit this is! Hat tip to Ronnie James Diesel.

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