Author Archives: Eric

Mack Truck Time Line

God bless the folks that bring not one truck but an entire fleet of trucks to shows like the ATHS National Convention. The Sid Kamp crew rolled into Des Moines in style bringing seven Mack trucks that reached back to … Continue reading

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Link Belt LS7400

Let us return to the Luber Homes auction held last month and marvel at the lump of steel that is this 1978 Link Belt LS-7400. As I understand this is one of the largest Link Belt machines of it’s era. … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – The Goose

There is just something about an Autocar with floats and a 6×6 configuration that looks natural. Here we see “The Goose”, a 1978 DC that has been repowered with a B-Series Cat and a 13 speed trans. Originally this truck left … Continue reading

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Wreckers on Display

Sometimes you just see a truck and you realize that if you had the money, time, and knowledge you would make a similar looking rig. This Peterbilt wrecker pretty much checks all the boxes with a tasteful mix of custom … Continue reading

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Cool Cornbinders

To say that the most popular brand of trucks based on attendance at the 2017 ATHS National Show was the Kenworth W900 and the Pete 3XX would be an understatement. You’ve seen the video. You know I speak the truth. … Continue reading

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Everyone’s Favorite Kenworth

Sometimes when I see a classic truck with a huge power plant being trailered to and from a truck show I feel like there is something missing. It’s one thing to see a truck start up and cruise over to … Continue reading

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I Have Seen All The Trucks

It’s hard to believe that just a week ago today I was busy getting ready for the ATHS National Show in Des Moines, Iowa and now it’s over. Time sure does fly by when you’re having fun. The ATHS set … Continue reading

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Mack M45SX Prime Mover

Yesterday when arriving at the ATHS National Truck show my eyes immediately settled on this Mack M45SX prime mover. It was parked at the edge of the unloading zone and being my jaded and skeptical self I assumed it would … Continue reading

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Iowa I-80 Truck Museum

When in Rome, I mean Iowa, head to the I-80 truck museum! Before diving into the national truck show taking place in Des Moines I traveled two hours east to the World’s Largest Truck Stop, the one and only Iowa … Continue reading

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Terex S-24 Scraper

I’m not sure how I feel about these photos. While it was exciting to finally be able to explore the Luber Homes property they also represent the end of an era. Long time visitors probably recall a post the earlier … Continue reading

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