Author Archives: Eric

Autocar Mondays – Wrecking Ball

When you combine a four ton wrecking ball with super high resolution cameras you get some quality time wasting video. It’s even better when lurking in the background is a heavy spec Autocar. While not the main point of the … Continue reading

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Friendly Face

In this time of impeding nuclear doom, political turmoil, and ceaseless environmental disasters it’s good to see a familiar face. A constant in the sea of change. That’s how I feel about this ’99 International 2574. A Marmom-Herrington 12,000 lb … Continue reading

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Bubbling to the Surface

This International 9300 recently moved into view for a photo. It’s been hanging around a local concrete products yard for a good while now but never where it could fully be seen by hungry eyes. Will this truck be part … Continue reading

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Euclid R-15

You might now know it but if you see a truck like this parked along the side of the road you must stop and take a photo. Rules of the road. I came across this old Euclid R-15(?) the other … Continue reading

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A Face for Radio

So did you notice that your favorite site was down for the count for most of the past 36 hours? Don’t feel bad. I didn’t know either. All it took to get back online was a short 45 minute call … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – 1968 Locomotive Mover

Never send a train to do an Autocar’s job. Over the decades this Autocar DC of McHugh Locomotive has done its fair share of heavy hauling for one of the premier over sized load handlers of the northeast. I’m not … Continue reading

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World Record Holder

Back during the 2017 ATHS National Convention a little event was held on the final day. The goal was to set the new world record for the most simultaneous truck engines starting in one location. I forget the exact verbiage but … Continue reading

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What is Piggy Back?

Back in my college days I took an elective class by the name of Economic History of the United States 1900-1980. Yup, that was an elective. Not pottery. Not basket weaving. Hey, at least it was better than my other … Continue reading

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Better Luck Next Year

There has been a little road project in town involving the removal of elevated highway and associated bridges. It started this past spring and began with the demolition of three buildings and a number of billboards. Next came the removal … Continue reading

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Crane Carrier Company

Hey, did you know the Crane Carrier Company is still building trucks? It’s easy to think the CCC name faded away with the glory days of the trucking industry. So many great specialty nameplates like Hayes, FWD, and Marmom are … Continue reading

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