Category Archives: On the Job

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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Rando Construction

I often neglect my heavy construction equipment fans and for that I’m sorry. Enjoy these random shots I collected during my lunch break today just for you. I’m not sure why the parking lot isn’t being hauled out as it … Continue reading

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Hire the Classics

Not too long ago I was in the market for a new driveway. The good people at Pro Pave were right at the top of my list with a very competitive quote and I figured they would my company of … Continue reading

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NYSDOT Bingo

Remember when we used to play National Grid truck bingo? Well, at least I did. It was fun for awhile until I stopped seeing any trucks other than Freightliner M2 bucket trucks. A man can not live on Business Class … Continue reading

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Go Hasties

Go Hasties! It sounds like the slogan of Division III football team. If you’re from the Sacramento area you know that Hasties is the go to location for all your aggregate needs. Ryan need some mulch recently so he went … Continue reading

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Always Be Prepared

What is the second largest city in West Virginia? The answer might depend on the time of year when you ask. The Summit Bechtel Reserve is a massive scouting complex that in years past has hosted upward of 35,000 scouts … Continue reading

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Northgate Ready Mix

I had some time on my hands so I decided to clean up my Gmail inbox. The goal was to trim about 400 emails so the inbox total fell below 1,000 items. As I was deleting away I happened to … Continue reading

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Front Load Dump Truck

This is odd. It’s a front load dump truck. I can’t say that I have ever seen on in real life. Typically you would find a cabover style truck used in this kind of setup as inevitably debris will fall … Continue reading

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Who Wore It Better

I know these trucks are not exactly equals in terms of the body out back but they are similar in concept. Which one would you rather drive? This shiny and new Freightliner 122SD presuabmly with cruise, A/C, satellite radio and … Continue reading

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