Category Archives: Autocar Trucks

Autocar Mondays – Return of the DC

The DC Autocar is back! I can hardly believe the words I just typed but it’s true. Somehow the talented folks at Autocar Trucks managed to keep under wraps one of the biggest heavy truck stories of the century! By … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Broken Back

The DC line of Autocar trucks has a long and storied career. My personal favorite happens to be the earlier models with the rounded grill and classic Autocar hood emblem. This old truck looks like it is ready to roll … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – How Much Wood

How many cords of wood can a Autocar DC 9964 haul? I’m not sure of the exact answer but it’s probably much more than a woodchuck could chuck. Current power in the truck comes from a 335 Cummins paired to … 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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Autocar Mondays – Cooking with Gas

While browsing ebay for old truck memorabilia I came across this slide of an Autocar tanker truck. I don’t know the exact make of the truck but it looks very similar to the a past Autocar Mondays truck, an A75T … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – New England Trio

Back in the good old days every other heavy duty vocational truck in New England was either an Autocar or Mack. The numbers have changed dramatically over the years but you don’t have to look to hard find an old … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Sanford and Son

The sun might be setting behind this Autocar ACL but it hasn’t set on it. This truck is still working hard for the Town of Sanford, NY and looks to be in great shape. I can’t tell you much about … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Expedite This

If you’ve ever spent any time travelling Interstate 81 North or South between Syracuse and the Canadian border you know that there isn’t much to see. Just about the only thing that keeps you awake is the constant threat of … 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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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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