Category Archives: International

International K-Series Collector

Today down in Landsdale, PA an unique collection of International Trucks (and a few others) from the estate of Harvey Lower went up for auction. Being the consummate IHC man that I am I briefly toyed with the idea of … Continue reading

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1941 International KB State Police Truck

The year 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the New York State Police and to celebrate a century of public service various events (open houses, memorabilia displays, etc) will be held across the State. The “kick off” to this party took place … Continue reading

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Still Working – International Trucks

I make no apologies about it I am in International Trucks fan. Despite the woes of the more recent product line few would find much to complain about regarding the early to mid 90’s lineup of International trucks with limited … Continue reading

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International Transtar Grain Truck

Got Soybeans? That tagline was much more effective with milk. Anway, I thought this old 1974 Transtar 4300 was a nice slice a farm life. I poked around this old rig at the Empire Farm Days auction and made a … Continue reading

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A New International PayStar?

Last week I heard whisperings of an all new International PayStar design being shown to International dealers. This rumor came from the forum of all places but I see no reason why it shouldn’t be true. International has placed … Continue reading

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Wegmans Food Markets – International TerraStar

There is no good reason to go to a super sized Wegmans grocery store on a weekend. Imagine the busiest mall parking lot you ever saw and then multiple that intensity by a factor of five. And just wait to … Continue reading

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So Shiney

No offense to the Syracuse DPW but these trucks will never look as good again as they do now. But who says a truck dedicated to public service hauling leaves, snow, and dirt has to be without blemish? Heading home … Continue reading

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Still Working – International S2200

Ah, the good old working mule that was the International S-Series. It was with us for so many years and in so many forms it can be hard to determine the exact age of one. Looking at the 2200 below … Continue reading

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Tough Enough for the Job?

Two or three weekends ago I went to an auction of municipal equipment. The standard fair was there in regards to snow plows, pickups and heavy equipment. Most items were well used and over ten years of age. Walking the … Continue reading

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NYSDOT – International S-Series

Believe it or not this truck is something of a dinosaur when it comes to the NYS DOT fleet. From my outsider perspective I see nothing but new tandem axle Mack Granites with shiny aluminum bodies running up and down … Continue reading

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