Category Archives: Still Working

Posts about old trucks and equipment still earning their keep.

Still Working – Ford 8000 Fire Truck

Do you run a quad cab pick with a tool box out back? Amateur. This how you do it. Find and old fire truck, rip out the pumps, and you’ll have yourself the baddest truck in the Home Depot parking … Continue reading

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Still Working – IHC and WMC

Harvest time is just around the corner if not all ready here. That means old trucks that have been lurking in barns for most of the year hit the roads to help bring in the bounty of nature. Here we … Continue reading

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Still Working – Steel Fender Mack DM

Now this a is a great photo of a cool truck. The steel hood/fender Mack DM was always a truck destined for heavy duty use and here we see one living up to that dream. Hugh shot this truck at … Continue reading

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Still Working – Ford Trucks

What happened to Ford Trucks? How could such a long established player in the medium and heavy duty truck market let it a fizzle away only to be sold for the pennies on the dollars to Daimler Benz? Madness. But, … Continue reading

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Emergency Exit

This past summer I spent some time in Pennsylvania Dutch Country. One day the wife and I decided to visit the local roadside attraction of Crystal Cave. The idea of enjoying a simple road side attraction of days gone by … Continue reading

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Still Working – International 2574

That old Loadstar from yesterday was a nice looking truck but personally I like this one a little better. The Town of Verona is still rolling with this nicely preserved 2574. The black strip up near the hood ads at … Continue reading

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The Infamous Loadstar

THE International Loadstar. Say that line like your an Ohio State football player introducing themselves on Sunday Night Football and will make sense. I came across this old truck a few weeks back on a farm outside of Rome, NY. … Continue reading

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Ground Hogs Days

Ground Hogs Days. It’s a movie. It’s a semi national holiday. It’s the occurrence of similar events again and again. Just the other day I was out enjoying the warm weather and came across yet another pair of still working … Continue reading

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Still Working – B-Model Mack Pizza Oven

Food trucks are all the rage right now with many vendors content to rock some old FedEx style cube van but for those who need a true attention getter I give you this B-Model complete with wood fired brick pizza … Continue reading

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Blue Oval Wonders

I don’t have much trouble coming across heavy Ford trucks from the mid 90’s. Makes you think that maybe, just maybe, Ford had a good thing going for them and was a little premature in selling off their heavies to … Continue reading

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