Author Archives: Eric

Circle Back

I don’t know if this was a strategic decision or not but back in 2019 the Town of Groton decided to list two Brockway trucks at auction…..with an end date on the very weekend the Brockway National Truck Show took … Continue reading

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Gerhart’s 2020 – Part III

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The International HX

It’s hard to believe it but the International HX is already set for a refresh. Launched in 2016 the HX line of trucks is Internationals new approach to heavy duty trucks. Of the many redesigned elements of the 2020 refresh … Continue reading

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Gerharts Truck Treasures

A wander through the truck relics of Gerharts Machinery.

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Autocar Mondays – Patriotic ACL

There was a time when I didn’t look at the Autocar ACL with kind eyes. I viewed it as a modern plastic truck not worthy of the Autocar name. I thought it was a truck that resulted when a Swedish … Continue reading

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Still Working – International Mixer and Mack Dump Truck

Today we have a two great old trucks to enjoy thanks to David. Up first is this International 1988 Paystar 5000 of Oak Orchard Concrete. Thanks to the engine mounted PTO the bumper on this truck sticks out nearly one … Continue reading

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Gerhart’s Mack Days – Loading Up Dump Trucks

Take a look at this video if you like vintage iron loading vintage iron. Oh if only that Euclid had been Detroit powered! That B-Model Mack is a nice runner as well. I was surprised at how quiet it was … Continue reading

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Gerhart’s Mack Days – Part II

If I heard correctly over the public address system near the end of the day the total count of trucks was well north of 250. Amazing!

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Gerhart’s All Mack Day – Part I

Gerhart’s All Mack Days truck show in Lilitz, PA is one of the best truck shows around and it just so happens one of the few shows that took place in the wonderfully amazing and sensationally stupefying year of 2020. … Continue reading

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Traton Reaches Deal to Purchase Navistar

The shoe that has been hanging for nearly a decade finally dropped last week when Traton announced it had reached a deal in principal to acquire the remaining shares of Navistar for 3.7 billion dollars. Previous purchase agreements were always … Continue reading

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