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Johnny on the Spot – The International Payhauler

Construction of the Glenn Canon Dam took place from 1955 to 1966 and according to this film was built entirely with International Harvest trucks and construction equipment. A wise call. In the video below you’ll pretty much every vehicle offered … Continue reading

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International Alphabet

Alright, it’s time to get back to some more footage from my visit to the Tackaberry Collection. As I mentioned before International trucks have a very strong presence in the buildings and back lots. I’m fairly sure that every model … Continue reading

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International Trucks Project Horizon

The reveal of International’s new class 8 truck, as of this post, is a mere 10 days away. Dubbed as the world’s most driver centric truck we can assume this vehicle will be the successor to ProStar. Back in 2013 … Continue reading

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Volkswagen to Purchase 16.6% Stake in Navistar

For nearly as long as this website has been around Navistar, maker of International Trucks and IC buses, has been a prime candidate for merger, partnership, or direct takeover by a European truck builder. I speculated as much in 2011 … Continue reading

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1976 International Trucks Bicentennial Calendar

A few years ago for my birthday my wife found this very vintage International Trucks calendar from 1976. I didn’t fully appreciate how awesome her find was until I was scanning these images the other day. The condition of the calendar … Continue reading

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Return of the Kodiak?

GM is returning to the medium duty truck market that it abandoned at the the height of the great autoimplosion of 2009. Starting in 2018 GM will begin supplying Navistar with engines and other components for the production of yet … Continue reading

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On the Job – Vector Construction Corporation

I came across this group of trucks belonging to Vector (a quantity represented by an arrow, with both direction and magnitude) Construction Corporation last week as they waited to unload many concrete forms. The old Chevy Kodiak you see below … Continue reading

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The Collector

International Trucks puts together a nice little publication called Trail Magazine. Every couple of months a new edition rolls around in either print or electronic format. Trail Magazine includes coverage of the most recent advancements to the International product line … Continue reading

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Looking for a Home

News was announced yesterday that International will close their Garland, Texas manufacturing plant. The closure is a direct result of the now failed SCR emissions technology gamble which has forced Navistar to save pennies in anyway possible. Like so many times before, … Continue reading

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Anno Domini 1963

Truck adverting has certainly changed over the years. To start, you don’t find ads for large commercial trucks outside of industry publications anymore. Gone are the days when you would open you copy of Life or Time and see advertisements … Continue reading

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