Author Archives: Eric

Still Working – Mack RL700L

Take a look a this pristine Mack RL700L still working for a living. You could take this truck to any classic truck show and tell people it was a barn queen and they would believe but would probably scoff in … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Heavy Haul of the Netherlands

Greetings from the Netherlands! This picture perfect A-Car and backdrop could grace any postcard. In 1979 this DC10364B rolled out of the Autocar plant in Belgium after being equipped with Cummins NTC350, a Fuller 13 speed and a Rockwell 65,000 pound … Continue reading

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Sun Spots

This is the one. If I could bring back any truck from the rows of old ‘Binders resting at the Tackaberry Collection this would be the one. I can only imagine what this truck looked like back in its prime … Continue reading

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Center Point Steering

Now that I’ve moved to a new home my morning commute has increased by 25 mintues. That’s a big jump from the ten minutes it used to be on a bad day. But don’t shed a tear for me yet. … Continue reading

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Electrify It and They Will Drive

The other day I was watching Field of Dreams (for the very first time) and there was a scene depicting a MBTA electric powered bus fed by an overhead catenary system. It was moving slow and shooting off sparks while … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – What’s in the Garage

What do you see when you look into your garage? Maybe it’s organized. Or maybe it’s an organized disaster. Unless you’re one of the lucky few you probably don’t have this type of view in your shed. Do you have … Continue reading

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The Way Back Forty

The more I look at these photos the more I realize the International K-Series line of trucks were sharp looking rigs. Even if their rusted state they are head turners and I wish we saw more of this vintage rig … Continue reading

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Round and Round

Well, this is probably the last of the Trucktoberfest coverage unless you have the desire to watch a twenty minute long video of trucks slowly crawling pass the camera like they are stuck in rush hour traffic. Below is the … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Bob Lees Autocar

Editor’s note: Today we feature a special contribution from long time truck enthusiast Frank Leparik.   Anyone who is involved in trucks no doubt will have a sentimentality – perhaps even a fondness – for the iconic, long-snouted Autocar. I can … Continue reading

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The Final Stop

Old trucks. You can’t save them all. Sometimes the best you can do is give them a dignified final resting place and perhaps use a part or two to save a more fortunate truck. I honestly think some of these … Continue reading

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