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1950 Mack LJ Dump Truck

Check out this great shot sent in my Jim. As he tells it.. I came across this picture of me and the dump truck “GRAMA” I drove in the summer of 1982. 1950 Mack LJ Dump Truck that belonged to … Continue reading

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The Western Star 49X

In the midst of a global pandemic did you forget that we were waiting on a new Western Star model? I bet you did! Behold. The Western Star 49X. My first impressions of the truck are favorable. I haven’t liked … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Water is Life

Wow! Look at this, an Autocar Mondays post! Don’t get used to it. LOL. Andy sends in this shot of a very nice DC still working for Revoli Construction on a large water main replacement project. Classic east coast Autocar … Continue reading

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Duplex Tow Trucks

Many years ago this truck was featured on this page and now it’s back. It’s a 1964 Duplex complete with a 230 Cummins, 5×4 OD trans, and Rockwell top drive axles. They don’t get more beastly than this! Former Onondaga … Continue reading

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Tools of the Sod

Their is a sod farm not too far from my home. They have many interesting pieces of vintage equipment hanging about including these two big guys. The Caterpillar dozer has a large blade at the rear that looks like a … Continue reading

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The 2020 National Brockway Truck Show

It’s a sad fact that nearly no truck shows have taken place this year. After a valiant effort to host a Brockway Truck show the BTPA found it wiser to hold off until next year. That being said, I did … Continue reading

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Cool Stuff in the Distance

I was aimlessly searching on Google Maps when I noticed what appeared to be an old truck. Dropping down into street view it turned out to be an Autocar. I put it on my mental list of places to check … Continue reading

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Six Wheeler Macks

Dave came across this old R-Model six wheeler the other day. It’s a fine example of the trucks that used to roll out of the factories of Mack on a daily basis for decade upon decade. Who knows, maybe this … Continue reading

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The International 4700

Since we are pining over old Internationals lets take a look at these two well preserved 4700 models. The first is two truck that seems to have been for sale on and off for a few months now. It looks … Continue reading

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Onondaga DOT – Goodbye International Paystars

The sad day has finally arrived, the Onondaga County DOT has surplussed their remaining 6×6 Paystars and probably the last of the 2574’s they had in the fleet. Both of these models were the backbones of the county plow fleet … Continue reading

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