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Classic Trucks of Iowa

For your Sunday morning enjoyment, a selection of trucks from the 2017 ATHS National Convention. There are some nice trucks in this gallery. How about that Ward Lafrance in Estes colors? Yes please. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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Old Ford Trucks

The other day we spent some time looking at the latest trucks of the Ford Heavy lineup. Today we visit the trucks that paved the way for those models. You have to wonder how long this LTL9000 has been working … Continue reading

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Cabover Cornucopia Part II

Part II of the cabover cornucopia that was the ATHS National Show in Des Moines begins…NOW! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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Autocar Mondays – Familiar Face

When traveling it’s always nice to see a familiar face like this 1972 Autocar DC9364 owned by Don Berch. As you might recall this DC still packs it’s original NTC 355 and 13 speed Fuller while riding on a late … Continue reading

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Roadside Attractions

While visiting the Iowa 80 truck stop I took a moment to cruise the parking lots full of hundreds of trucks. While many rigs were the typical soulless OTR fleet trucks there were a few worth noting, or more specifically … Continue reading

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Iowa I-80 Truck Museum

When in Rome, I mean Iowa, head to the I-80 truck museum! Before diving into the national truck show taking place in Des Moines I traveled two hours east to the World’s Largest Truck Stop, the one and only Iowa … Continue reading

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Kenworth K100 with 318 Detroit

It’s been awhile since I’ve had some good ol’ Detroit Diesel action on this page so here is a Kenworth K100 with a 8V71 Detroit.

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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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Autocar Mondays – 1963 DC75

Today we travel down memory lane in style wit this 1963 DC75 Autocar truck as it appeared at the 2003 ATHS National Convention in Syracuse, NY. Back in ’63 This Autocar would have been considered the stylish largecar of the … Continue reading

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Non Plows

It’s a sad fact but not every truck can have a snow plow attached to the front. Actually, most larger departments or agencies if given the financial freedom willingly embrace non plow trucks for a variety of reasons including lower … Continue reading

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