Category Archives: On the Job

The Summer of Sewage

One of the greatest summers of my childhood occurred when my hometown village replaced miles upon miles of sewer mains. Yup. you read that right. For months prior to the project nearly every intersection contained staged precast catch basins and … Continue reading

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PA Oversized Load

I was heading on 380 last week when I came across this oversize load. You know it’s a big one when it has three pilot cars. Confirmed as a large precast bridge beam. Lights on for safety.

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A Fast UPS Truck

I went to the Syracuse Nationals the other weekend, it’s one of the largest car shows on the east coast with over 8,000 registered vehicles. This is the only picture I took. Don’t cry for me, I was there to … Continue reading

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The Comforts of Home

With a baby it’s a little hard to get around and check out trucks and heavy equipment. Luckily for me they objects of my desire have been coming directly to my door step. Living in the middle of a farm … Continue reading

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Western Star Heavy Hauler

The other day I came across a heavy haul load, a massive electric transformer, that had a pilot car in the front and the rear. I don’t have any pics of the truck doing the hauling but that’s okay because … Continue reading

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Cellular Eye

I used to carry a camera around with me during my lunch break walks so I could be ready to capture that noteworthy truck or heavy piece of heavy equipment. Despite the general amount of crazy behavior that takes place … Continue reading

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Red, White and Blue

I’m sure before this 4th of July is over at least one of these trucks will be called out after celebrations get out of hand. There’s a joke in there somewhere about loosing your hand to fireworks but I’m not … Continue reading

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Custom Built Equipment

Sometimes you can’t find the tool you need so there is no choice but to build one. Or in this case, six. Hugh fills us in on the details. Watched this unique truck doing small area paving in Connecticut today.  … Continue reading

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Disappearing Before Your Very Eyes

Last summer the west bound lanes of I-690 were completely demolished right down to the very core. Despite the massive amount of heavy machinery involved I covered very little, if any, of the action. I figured I could atone for … Continue reading

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Cash Is King

You hear a lot these days about the end of government sponsored currency, aka, the cash in your wallet. The experts claim digital currency (Bitcoin, etc) will be become the choice of payment in the future. Some claim it is … Continue reading

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