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Off Road Water Trucks

Look at this power couple. An International Paystar5000 and a GMC Brigadier. Both configured with AWD systems. Both wearing multi color paint jobs. Much has changed since these trucks were new. I’m going to guess the GM is packing a … Continue reading

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Tradeshows of the Past

Big Rubber. Big Spokes. Big Truck. The combination to awesome. Clearly the origins of this photo are from a tradeshow back in the day. But from when? Where? You can also smell the grease and fresh rubber. Stay tuned for … Continue reading

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Ford CLT9000 Tow Truck

Feast your eyes on this stunning combo. A Ford CLT9000 wrecker pulling an International DF-400. This is another on of the ATHS Reno 2019 photo fines. The truck belonged to Frank Bouma towing of Artesia, California. A casual Google search … Continue reading

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Single Axles Have More Fun

I bought a collection of old truck photos at the ATHS Reno show over a year and half ago. That was the easy part. My first struggle to digitize them was to remember where I tossed them after a grueling … Continue reading

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International 9700

I recently came across a worn out copy of Owner Operator from 1988. Usually I would like to keep a magazine like this intact but it was so weathered that I figured I would slice it up for some of … Continue reading

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Brockway Fuel Truck Duo

As a kid did you ever have a “spot the difference” activity book? Here is the classic truck version. While the two 358 model Brockways below are not the same truck they certainly have more than a few similarities. I … Continue reading

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Cat Diesel Power

From the Texas Archive of The Moving Image enjoy this classic title. The first three minutes of this video are nothing but pure gold. It’s full of trucks of many kinds with great sound. After that point it gets a … Continue reading

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Sun Spots

This is the one. If I could bring back any truck from the rows of old ‘Binders resting at the Tackaberry Collection this would be the one. I can only imagine what this truck looked like back in its prime … Continue reading

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Center Point Steering

Now that I’ve moved to a new home my morning commute has increased by 25 mintues. That’s a big jump from the ten minutes it used to be on a bad day. But don’t shed a tear for me yet. … Continue reading

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The Way Back Forty

The more I look at these photos the more I realize the International K-Series line of trucks were sharp looking rigs. Even if their rusted state they are head turners and I wish we saw more of this vintage rig … Continue reading

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