Category Archives: On the Job

Kenworth in Flames

Kenworth in flames! How about that for a clickbait title. While passing through a seemingly endless run of distribution centers not to far from the B-Model I noticed (how could I not?) a trio of Kenworth W-900’s dressed up with … Continue reading

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Deliberate Demolition

The demolition of the Brennan Motor Co. buildings have plodded along a deliberate pace. For weeks all the work was done by a Komatsu PC300LC with grapple attachment. I would stop down on my lunch breaks to watch the machine as … Continue reading

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Behemoth Load

After aimlessly refreshing the screen on the local news station website for the millionth time the other day a story appeared (good pictures too!) about a traffic alert relating to an oversize load passing through the area. Clicking on the link I was surprised … Continue reading

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Business in the Front, Party in the Back

Dual wheels on the rear axles might be good at increasing payload and distributing weight but when it comes to soft terrain they become expensive trench digging shovels. I came across this International with a massive tree spade out back … Continue reading

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Everyday Big Rigs – The Modern Fleet

Welcome to our continuing series, Every Day Big Rigs, in which we take at look at the often overlooked modern trucks that keep our world turning. Nowadays there seems to be one default truck to purchase if you want something that … Continue reading

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Dirt Hauling to the Dome Revisited

You have probably seen a dump truck from the side. And you probably have seen a dump truck from the rear. But have you ever seen a dump truck from above? Last year I shot some footage of trucks rolling … Continue reading

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On the Job – Red Power

The phrase “red power” has long be associated with IHC tractor collectors and the community they share around the love of their red machines. There is even a bi-monthly magazine that celebrates all things red. While standing around watching some road … Continue reading

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Still Working – Old Binders

I haven’t been doing much wandering during my lunch breaks recently due to it being cold and there not being any real prospects to check on. Since the sun was out yesterday I figured I would try my luck and … Continue reading

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What Should Have Been

Just about two years to the day that I took the photo below I ran a post on this site about the cleanup of Onondaga Lake, one of the most polluted lakes to be found in the continental United States. It … Continue reading

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Move Over For Yellow

Passing through Scranton, PA this summer via I-81 I found myself stuck in slow moving traffic that stretched over the horizon. This is not a surprising situation if you know anything about travel through this part of the world. Heavy … Continue reading

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