Category Archives: Lost and Found

Brockway 257 Tanker

Since were going to be talking about Brockways for the next few days with the national show just on the horizon we might as well start off with this 257 tanker that was up for grabs at the Luber Homes … Continue reading

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Red Headed Step Children

The acquisition of White Motor Company in the early 80’s by Volvo and the subsiquent purchase of GM’s heavy truck operations led to a confusing time as far as nameplates are concerned. On their slow evolution to becoming Volvos the … Continue reading

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Mismatched Pair

Would you consider this pair of old trucks to be an odd couple? I don’t think most of would put a Kenworth K100 and International Loadstar in the same coolness category without a gun being held to their temple. If you’ve … Continue reading

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Old Farm Hands

There is a place near Savannah, New York that is prime potato growing country. If you didn’t know that before this post now you do! There is also a farm on that way that is loaded with antique trucks presumably used … Continue reading

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Truck Stash

For some people old trucks are like potato chips. You can’t have just one. Zack recently came across an old truck stash near Beacon Falls, CT. Parked just off a residential street the collection of trucks contains many “late” models including … Continue reading

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Brockway 759

Now here is a truck that I’ve often told myself I should stop and check out but for some reason never did. It’s a 1974 Brockway 759 that is clearly losing the battle with rust. Thankfully David had the good … Continue reading

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Greener Times

Heavy truck builders have always enjoyed using letter abbreviations to denote model lines. It would seem over the years that only a few certain letters were deemed good enough to be a truck name as the same letters would surface … Continue reading

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Back Road Binders

Check out this International KB-8 tandem axle spotted by Hayes recently in Kenosha, WI. From what we can see in the photo, red spot lights near the doors and Unit 12 markings, I’m lead to believe this was a fire … Continue reading

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Clean Up Your Inbox

Give a man enough up rope and he’ll hang himself. This is an old turn of phrase but one that I think can make the leap to the digital age. In the early days of email space was limited. If … Continue reading

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Lost and Found – International Paystar5000

I came across this International Paystar5000 this past summer while searching for plows in Herkimer County with Ryan and Chris. I don’t know much about this truck (par for the course) but it certainly looks like it would only take a … Continue reading

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