Category Archives: At the Dealer

Tracey Road Equipment Open House 2016

I don’t know about you but I can’t think of day better spent than looking at new trucks and heavy equipment. Maybe if there was free food involved it would be perfect. Oh wait! There was. Last Thursday Tracey Road … Continue reading

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At the Dealer – Cross Section

Do remember the other day when I was blubbering about how it would be months, possibly years, before the International HX started showing up in CNY? Once again the universe has spoken to reveal my ignorance. I came across this HX515 … Continue reading

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Unique Macks

I came across this Mack awhile back that from a distance seems like a traditional R-Model but with each closing step reveals that appearances can be deceiving. From the Town of Leyden, NY this truck looks like the rare optioned … Continue reading

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At The Dealer – Stars of Different Types

What can be said about this truck? Not much. We’ve seen this kind of setup before. It’s a newer model for sure, notice the lack of model badges on the door and engine badges on the hood. I didn’t travel … Continue reading

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Mack for Refuse

If this truck could talk what would it say? Better yet, what would it sound like? I imagine it would sound like a burned out old hippie. I’ve seen things maaaaaan. This is not a terribly old truck. Maybe around … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Martineau’s Towing

Have you noticed that past two or three Autocar Monday trucks have been tow trucks? To save the rest you need the best. Autocar. This cool shot comes from the world famous Mike TheBostTrucker Gaffin. A trucker by birth, Mike … Continue reading

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Everyday Big Rigs – Freightliner Cascadia

It doesn’t get more everyday than the Freightliner Cascadia, the true and undisputed fleet champion of the North American truck circuit. Last week I told you to count Volvo VNLs on the road. I’m sure you stopped after you entered … Continue reading

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Roadtec SB2500e Shuttle Buggy

A new piece of heavy equipment eye candy as replaced the Western Star 6900XD on the Tracey Road Equipment display pad, the Roadtec SB2500e, aka, the Shuttle Buggy. The idea behind the shuttle buggy is to remove the inefficiencies in asphalt … Continue reading

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Everyday Big Rigs – The Volvo VNL

Time to catch up with another edition of everyday big rigs with a colorful selection of Volvo VNL’s. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, and again, and again, modern trucks can look okay if they come in … Continue reading

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Future Garbage Trucks

Everybody starts somewhere. The same goes for trucks. Garbage trucks come from a variety of places with a few coming from Hackers Packers in Harpursville, NY. Jeremy swang by there recently and found a few bare frames waiting for their … Continue reading

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