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Lost and Found – International Loadstar Bucket Truck

I wonder where this old truck has been hiding the past 40 years? With the exception of the ransacked tool compartments it seems rather solid with no major rot or foggy glass present. I haven’t been able to figure out … Continue reading

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Western Star 49X

Here it is, the Western Star 49X. This one showed up rather quickly at the dealer following the official reveal just a few months ago. The 49X is probably the most advanced Western Star ever built and looks nothing like … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Moline G1350

It has been awhile since we’ve had a good tractor post around here so how about this Minneapolis Moline G1350. Around these parts the M-M namesake was not as popular as John Deere, IH, and to a lesser extent Ford/Case/Oliver … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2021

Many of probably few like this old truck right about now. Tired, cold, and just wanting it all to be over with. The year of 2020 was really a trying one but now it’s officially in the records book. Here … Continue reading

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Lost and Found – Brockway Logger

Check out this blurry and grainy photo of a Brockway logger that could have come right out of an early 1990’s truck trader. Maybe I should be embarrassed that I took this photo just a few weeks ago? I suppose … Continue reading

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At the Dealer – December 2020

Yes, sometimes I do visit heavy truck dealers that are not Freightliner. Here we have a nice VHD presumably for the Town of Kirkland, NY. Down the road the local Kenworth dealer was jammed full of new trucks. The tried … Continue reading

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Off Road Water Trucks

Look at this power couple. An International Paystar5000 and a GMC Brigadier. Both configured with AWD systems. Both wearing multi color paint jobs. Much has changed since these trucks were new. I’m going to guess the GM is packing a … Continue reading

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Tradeshows of the Past

Big Rubber. Big Spokes. Big Truck. The combination to awesome. Clearly the origins of this photo are from a tradeshow back in the day. But from when? Where? You can also smell the grease and fresh rubber. Stay tuned for … Continue reading

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Ford CLT9000 Tow Truck

Feast your eyes on this stunning combo. A Ford CLT9000 wrecker pulling an International DF-400. This is another on of the ATHS Reno 2019 photo fines. The truck belonged to Frank Bouma towing of Artesia, California. A casual Google search … Continue reading

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Single Axles Have More Fun

I bought a collection of old truck photos at the ATHS Reno show over a year and half ago. That was the easy part. My first struggle to digitize them was to remember where I tossed them after a grueling … Continue reading

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