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2018 ATCA Uncle Sam

What can a photo say that a million photos moving at a pace so rapid that they eye perceives them as a singular moving object can not say?

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Ancient Oshkosh – Oshkosh W-2211

They say age is just a number. You could consider it a philosophy that this old Oshkosh takes to heart considering it still sees active duty on a winding driveway in the hills of Fenner, NY. If you are familiar … Continue reading

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2018 ATCA Uncle Sam PSA

If you have not made plans to attend the 2018 ATCA Uncle Sam truck show please do so. Last year was my first time at the show and I was highly impressed. The turn out was phenomenal with a great … Continue reading

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It Wasn’t That Long Ago

It seems hard to believe but the ATHS National show has been done and over with for more than a month now. Don’t worry. We still have much more to look at at. Yup. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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The International CV

This past March GM announced their return to the commercial truck market with a heavy duty version of the Silverado. As you know (because you visit this site) this truck was designed in partnership with Navistar and will be built … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Water the Flowers

How do you water your flowers at home? You probably use a watering can or a hose. Amateur. What you really need is this Autocar water tanker that was just delivered to the City of Palo Alto, California. This truck … Continue reading

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Plow Backlog

Looking at all of the plows from the other day it crossed my mind that I have been sitting on a few other rigs from months ago that I should probably share before it’s too late. Back in March (Yes, … Continue reading

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The Plows of Upstate New York

There are a great many small towns and villages across the state of New York and almost all of them have their own highway department. While some many argue that this leads to a duplication of services and thus higher … Continue reading

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Red, White and Blue

I’m sure before this 4th of July is over at least one of these trucks will be called out after celebrations get out of hand. There’s a joke in there somewhere about loosing your hand to fireworks but I’m not … Continue reading

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Guardians of the Pit

It occurred to me as the flies swarmed in my eyes and I trampled through the weeds that maybe visiting a truck boneyard at an active quarry during the middle of summer wasn’t the greatest of ideas. But then I … Continue reading

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