Author Archives: Eric

Are You Ready?

By this time tomorrow my part of the world should know how much snow is on the way. Maybe three inches. Maybe two feet. Maybe rain. Who knows and by this time of the year who cares. Just get it … Continue reading

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They don’t come much uglier than this and I mean that in a good way. Brian sends in shots of this 1978 FWD currently for sale outside of Rome, NY. You might have heard that trucks with a setback axle … Continue reading

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The Former Front Line

It might seem hard to believe but many of the trucks that make up the classic truck shows we so enjoy were once the cream of the crop. The top of the line. The best of the best. They were … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Camp Pendleton

If you saw this truck in person while wearing sun glasses you’d would take them off in a dramatic fashion while uttering the curse word of your choice. At least that’s what I would probably do after taking seeing this … Continue reading

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At the Dealer – From East to West

Clarence sends in these shots of a three new Mack TerraPros being upfitted for plowing duties at Trius Inc. Destined for the NYC Department of Sanitation these trucks will be ready for the next big storm in the Big Apple. … Continue reading

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Cross Pollination

You’ve probably seen the quikry signs at gift stores with funny sayings like “If it ain’t red leave it in the shed” or “John Deere parking only”, these signs are to let the world know your tractor of choice. They … Continue reading

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Wagner L60 Logstacker

I’ve always been fascinated by the exaggerated proportions of log stackers. At first glace they seem ungainly and ready to flip over at a moments notice but then you watch as the unload an entire log truck in one pass … Continue reading

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Front Load Dump Truck

This is odd. It’s a front load dump truck. I can’t say that I have ever seen on in real life. Typically you would find a cabover style truck used in this kind of setup as inevitably debris will fall … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Autocars of Rockland

We’ve seen some of the Rockland County plow fleet around this before. You might recall some they run a large selection of AWD trucks including  Oshkosh and International Paystars. Not too long ago they ran a selection of Autocar ACL’s as … Continue reading

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Ground Hogs Days

Ground Hogs Days. It’s a movie. It’s a semi national holiday. It’s the occurrence of similar events again and again. Just the other day I was out enjoying the warm weather and came across yet another pair of still working … Continue reading

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