Category Archives: Still Working

Posts about old trucks and equipment still earning their keep.

Crane Carrier Company

Hey, did you know the Crane Carrier Company is still building trucks? It’s easy to think the CCC name faded away with the glory days of the trucking industry. So many great specialty nameplates like Hayes, FWD, and Marmom are … Continue reading

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Pass Go to Christmas

Hey, guess what? Just 53 days until Christmas! Yeah, how about that. Halloween just ended and it’s time to get down to business and forget all about that other holiday where you eat food and fall asleep to a football … Continue reading

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Still Working – International Loadstar

Awhile back I noticed an old International S-Series parked in a driveway near my home. I figured one day I would be lucky enough to snap a photo for my own personal collection as occasionally it was parked on the … Continue reading

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International Cargostar Memories

One of my first truck memories is of the International Cargostar used by the Village of East Syracuse to collect trash. It was a tandem axle truck with large float style tires on the front and painted orange like the … Continue reading

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Red Headed Step Children

The acquisition of White Motor Company in the early 80’s by Volvo and the subsiquent purchase of GM’s heavy truck operations led to a confusing time as far as nameplates are concerned. On their slow evolution to becoming Volvos the … Continue reading

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Still Working – Ford F800

I’ve seen this truck buzzing around town before but I’ve always been in the wrong place for a photo. After seeing it again this morning but once again being in the wrong spot I told myself “you will cross paths … Continue reading

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Still Working – International Trucks

I make no apologies about it I am in International Trucks fan. Despite the woes of the more recent product line few would find much to complain about regarding the early to mid 90’s lineup of International trucks with limited … Continue reading

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Triple Vision

I pretty much figured that all the International 9670’s ever built had been run into the ground or migrated south by this point in time but then Dave went and found not one but three of them! It’s unclear if … Continue reading

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C-Series Fords Never Die

Few heavy truck manufactures recouped their cab development and tooling cost like Ford Motor Company when they introduced the C-Cab styled trucks in 1957.  For over three decades Ford produced the C-Series for a variety of trucking vocations. The model … Continue reading

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Still Working – Brockway 361 Tow Truck

Looking at the photo below the driver of the orange Freightliner probably should have expected trouble with what appears to be soft ground and a steep angle of approach. But then again if he enjoys old trucks maybe he grounded himself … Continue reading

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