Author Archives: Eric

Government Surplus

By now you know I love kicking around the auction lots looking at trucks that I have no intention of bidding on or buying. With the attention I pay some of these trucks I’m sure I have convinced more than … Continue reading

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Carpenter Rigging

As usual, a few classics were on hand at the Tracey Road Equipment open house. How many? At least two. I can tell you for certain that this Hendrickson was one of them. I’m fairly certain I saw this truck … Continue reading

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Personal Truck Show

Tracey Road Equipment held their annual open house last week. Usually this is an event circled on my calendar but this year I wasn’t able to make it for a variety of reasons. Once the weekend rolled around I found … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Stay Strong

As I’ve stated before I’m an optimist when it comes to old trucks. While some might seen an old truck fading away I see a truck that is just ready for restoration. I certainly hope I’m right when it comes … Continue reading

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International COF-5370

The COF-5370 was introduced in 1976 and has the unique claim as being the only new truck introduced by International that year. This is a notable event as during the 1970’s the International truck line was extremely diverse with a … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – 1959 DC102

Someday I’ll make it down to the Gerhart’s All Mack Truck event but until then I can count on the kindness of strangers to share photos of some of the great trucks. While the show is titled as “all Mack” … Continue reading

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Still Working – Ford 8000 Fire Truck

Do you run a quad cab pick with a tool box out back? Amateur. This how you do it. Find and old fire truck, rip out the pumps, and you’ll have yourself the baddest truck in the Home Depot parking … Continue reading

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Kenworth W990

Did you hear the news W900? You’re going to be a big brother. With an eye to the future Kenworth has pulled the wraps off the W990, the truck that will certainly become the long hood embasador of the brand … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Double the Autocar

Sometimes you are in the right place at the right time. I consider this photograph proof that I was in one of those places. On the left, the 1972 DC9364 owned by Don Berch. On the right, the 1984 AT64 owned … Continue reading

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At the Dealer – Sunday Delivery

The class 8 truck market is hot, hot, hot! Manufacturers are seeing some of the strongest numbers in terms of orders placed in recent memory. Big fleets are placing big orders for over the road trucks. Here we see a … Continue reading

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