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1976 International Loadstar

Ah, it’s time to say goodbye to this old rig. We first took a look at this old rig back in 2011 when Davis Wallbridge was still using it on the job. And even then, the picture was from 2007! … Continue reading

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Goodbye Maxxforce15

So long Maxxforce 15, we hardly knew you. Yesterday Navistar announced plans to end production of their much malgined  Maxxforce 15 engine in favor of the Cummins ISX 15. The writing has been on the wall for Navistar’s “big bore” … Continue reading

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ATHS Springfield – International

International Harvester, International, IHC, Navistar by Intenrational (or maybe the other way around), International Trucks.  Despite the name changes over the years the song remains the same.  Good trucks at a good price.  They many not be as fancy as … Continue reading

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Still Working – Loadstar and John Deere

This photo is a few years old now so I can’t say with any certainty if this truck is still with us but at the time it was working so that is how I choose to remember it.  This Loadstar was working … Continue reading

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International Trucks – The 70’s Roster

The Loadstar, Paystar, Fleetstar, Scout II.  The all star line up of the International Harvester in the 1970’s.  Sadly the Scout would not survive the decade but the others would go on to years of service.  The Paystar is still … Continue reading

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Still Working – International Loadstar

This International Loadstar belongs to Davis Wallbridge, Inc.  A paving a contractor in Syracuse, NY.  Like the rest of their fleet this old truck is well maintained and sees regular work.   Manufactured from from 1962-79 the Loadstar was available with both … Continue reading

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