Author Archives: Eric

Human Engineered

Can you tell I’ve been watching a lot of videos on Youtube recently? Here is another great one from 1969 featuring equipment rollovers, product testing and of course, amazing period correct music.

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Custom Construction Equipment

With the royal wedding coming up (HA!) it’s only fitting that I share this photo of the Queen Mary. What. Is. This? This past weekend while travelling back from Palmyra, NY there was a nasty accident that closed RT 31 … Continue reading

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Cat Diesel Power

From the Texas Archive of The Moving Image enjoy this classic title. The first three minutes of this video are nothing but pure gold. It’s full of trucks of many kinds with great sound. After that point it gets a … Continue reading

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Ford C8000

Ahhhh, the truck show that really isn’t a truck, the annual Palmyra truck and heavy equipment auction. You can always count on at least one old rig to make an appearance. In years past it was Brockway and Autocar. This … Continue reading

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Rando Construction

I often neglect my heavy construction equipment fans and for that I’m sorry. Enjoy these random shots I collected during my lunch break today just for you. I’m not sure why the parking lot isn’t being hauled out as it … Continue reading

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Hire the Classics

Not too long ago I was in the market for a new driveway. The good people at Pro Pave were right at the top of my list with a very competitive quote and I figured they would my company of … Continue reading

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What About Joe?

What do we know about the average Joe behind the wheel of your everyday tractor trailer? We’re about to find out that while some things have changed many others have not.

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Tempting Fate

Sure has been a nice string of weather recently. Let’s tempt fate by looking at plows.  We’ll start off with a true power couple, a pair of Onondaga County 6×6 Paystars. In the winter months you can find these trucks … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – 1967 A75564T

The model number on this old girl is mouthful but it sure is easy on the eyes. Matt wisely took a few shots of this ’67 Autocar at the Lakeside Sand and Gravel show from a few weeks back. It’s … Continue reading

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Lakeside Sand and Gravel 2018

Last year we enjoyed coverage of the Lakeside Sand and Gravel show courtesy of our friend Dan. This year coverage comes to us from noted heavy equipment expert Matt Folsom. I had hoped to attend this show but the distance … Continue reading

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