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Ford L8000 Well Driller

This truck has been on my watch list for a number off years now. It usually is parked nose first against the building which to be honest would make for a boring shot. Each time I see one of these … Continue reading

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ATHS Springfield 2012 – Grab Bag

We are nearing the end of my ATHS Springfield coverage.  Or least photo coverage.  Please, hold back your tears.  Today is a mix of trucks from a variety of manufactures including Diamond-T, Freightliner, Ford, Oshkosh, and more.  Out of this group, … Continue reading

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The Big Time…

Hopefully by the time you read this I am already on the road to Springfield, MA for the 2012 ATHS national convention.  It may be a day or two before I start posting footage from the show so don’t panic. … Continue reading

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Grillin and Chillin

Yesterday Kurt sent me this photo of the ultimate grill. Your eyes do not deceive you. What started life as a 1987 Ford LN8000, CAT powered, oil delivery truck has been frankensteined into one ridiculously cool mobile grill. With this … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz Actros – Taxi

If you watched the Super Bowl this past weekend you probably saw the Chevy Trucks commercial that placed some well centered jabs on the chin of the Ford blue oval.  Apparently Ford didn’t care for the content and asked both GM and NBC … Continue reading

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Random Truck – Sterling L Series

Nothing fancy today, just a nice, clean Sterling L Series dump truck. In 1997 Freightliner purchased Ford’s heavy truck portfolio which included the Louisville and Aeromax line of trucks to be rebranded as Sterlings. If you squint your eyes you … Continue reading

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Truck Spotting of Yesteryear

If you’re a regular visitor of this site you now how it works around here.  I tend to post articles relating to older trucks and equipment while sprinkling in some industry news for good measure.  I don’t proclaim to be … Continue reading

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ATHS Twin Tiers Chapter Show

Sunday was the ATHS Twin Tiers Chapter show at the Brockway Museum in nearby Homer, NY.  Enjoy!  

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Still Working – Western NY Concrete

Here is a lot of nice old iron in one location and for once it’s not a scrap yard! Western NY Concrete Corp of Batavia, NY has a large fleet of newer model front discharge mixers but also quite a … Continue reading

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Ford F-150 – King of the V-6

The V-8 has long been the standard engine of choice for the full size pickup truck buyer. Many scoffed at the thought of anything smaller. MOAR POWER they screamed! And so the story went for many a year until OPEC … Continue reading

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