Still Working – Single Stack Mack

The other day I was heading down I-690 when I noticed this truck in a parking lot. I had a few seconds to decide if I should exit the interstate and swing around for a picture. I went for it and changed lanes. I didn’t catch a single light. Fate was with me. Or so I thought. Traffic stalled. As it turned out the R-Model was backing up a drive way directly in front of a busy three way intersection. In the end I had to settle for a windshield shot but that’s all I needed to capture this old rig.

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7 Responses to Still Working – Single Stack Mack

  1. Dan says:

    Trying to figure out if that’s an old Tobin or northern block unit. Definitely not Santaro.

    • Eric says:

      If I had to choose I would say Tobin as they take care of their equipment. Most of the Northern stuff was outright scrapped last year.

      • Dan says:

        Riccelli scrapped all the Northern trucks and put his fleet in? Still red or all blue?
        I haven’t seen Joe Riccelli in 20 years. My dad use to haul for him when his garage was on Hiawatha. Remember going to his house in Fulton.

  2. Brian Lorraine says:

    And I don’t think it’s an R model. The offset air cleaner and long mirror brackets make me think its a DM series.

  3. Mike DeWater says:

    DM 600. Cheers brother. Hope all is well .

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