Category Archives: On the Job

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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Supor and Sons Part II

So the other day I made some comparisons to the GE turbine move I witnessed last year to that of the one Hugh shared with us. After seeing this second round of photos clearly I was comparing apples to oranges. … Continue reading

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Supor and Sons

It was just about this time last year when a massive GE built generator passed through the area on its way to a new power plant in Pennsylvania. During that pull at least six heavy haul Kenworths labored to push … Continue reading

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Thin Ice

I haven’t watched Ice Road Truckers in a few seasons now so correct me if I’m wrong but did any of the major characters ever break through the ice? It was certainly suggested that they would before ever commercial break … Continue reading

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Better Luck Next Year

There has been a little road project in town involving the removal of elevated highway and associated bridges. It started this past spring and began with the demolition of three buildings and a number of billboards. Next came the removal … Continue reading

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The Right Truck

Everything about this Mack is right. In the age of trucks sounding more like fans and containing more plastic than your average water bottle this beast has the look that makes you follow it down an alleyway. I enjoyed watching … Continue reading

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True Celebrity

Syracuse, the Hollywood of the East. LOL. But seriously folks, some notable names have been in town the past week filming a new movie. Perhaps you have heard of Richard Dreyfuss or Ron Pearlman? I believe they are filming Jaws … Continue reading

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A New Face

The bright red trucks of Gypsum Express are a familiar sights on the highways of the Northeast. Today they are commonly Freightliners hauling either flatbeds or dry vans. Some of you might interested in knowing that back in their home … Continue reading

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