Author Archives: Eric

We Come From The Future

Wow! Check out this brand spanking new heavy wrecker spotted by Hugh at local Peterbilt dealer. Riding on a Peterbilt 567 the NRC wrecker out back has a 65 ton capacity, a standard 50,000lbs winch and a 367″ boom reach. … Continue reading

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Medium Mack

Have you heard the rumors? Mack Trucks is looking to get into the crowded medium duty market. GM has recently muscled back into the fray with help from Navistar and most causal observes suspect Ram will be increasing the options … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Single Axle DC

Well this is a great find! A 1953 DC single axle still plated and working in Binghamton, NY. Brian spotted this truck at Ken Fines truck repair. It’s hard to say if the rig is in for repairs or pulling … Continue reading

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NTEA Truck Show 2019

There are many trade shows out there but for those of us that enjoy trucks, especially vocational trucks, the annual NTEA Truck show in Indianapolis, IN is the ultimate destination. Our friend Tom made his annual visit and came away … Continue reading

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The Western Star 4700 Bonanza

You can’t go anywhere nowadays without seeing a Western 4700. It quickly is becoming the vocational truck of our times. Let’s look at a few. An oil spreader of Callanan Industries.A new tractor for the growing dump fleet of Gypsum … Continue reading

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Still Working – 1986 Chevy Kodiak

As you probably know by now GM has started to get back into the medium to heavy duty truck game. For decades they had a strong showing in this market place before essentially walking away and leaving many loyal customers … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Hungry Cows

Did you know the average dairy cow eats 100 pounds of food each day? That’s a whole lot of munchies when you consider most farms have far more than just one cow in the barn. Head out into the country … Continue reading

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NEMF 1977-2019

*Editors Note* This story was to be published three weeks ago but was delayed due to technical difficulties. The historic LTL carrier New England Motor Freight suddenly announced yesterday plans to voluntarily enter Chapter 11 bankruptcy and cease operations. News … Continue reading

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Still Working – International Eagle

Has this truck been featured on this site before? Maybe it was a truck that looked similar. I’ve been meaning to grab a shot of this truck for sometime now. I figured my lazy ways would lead to me missing … Continue reading

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Still Working – Ford L9000 Dump Truck

I figured it was time to get a better shot of this International dozer that has been working a project in Cicero, NY for many a year…..but that didn’t turn out to be possible. While I wasn’t able to get … Continue reading

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